[PCA] NEWS: Early Spring Is Bad News for Butterflies
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Tue Mar 27 07:29:34 CDT 2012
Early Spring Is Bad News for Butterflies
LiveScience.com -- Thu, Mar 15, 2012
Butterflies in the Rocky Mountains are likely taking a hit from climate
change, according to new research.
Lab experiments suggest that Mormon fritillaries, dainty butterflies with
gold, orange and brown-flecked wings, are dying off in Colorado's Rockies
because earlier snowmelts are killing off the wild flowers they feed on.
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