Tag Archives: Butterflies

TCS: The Nigerian Connection and the Glory of Butterflies

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TCS: Even Before Flowers, There Were Butterflies

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The Delight of Butterflies

“I almost wish we were butterflies and liv’d but three summer days – three such days with you I could fill with more delight than fifty common years could ever contain.”  – John Keats, in a love letter to Fanny … Continue reading

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An Amazon Mystery: The Butterfly Thieves

There’s some strange behavior in the Amazon jungle that has Lepidopterists scratching their heads.  Bamboo shoots, one of the most coveted sources of nectar for the local ant population, are being blatantly pilfered by the cherry-spot metalmark butterflies (Adelotypa annulifera), and the ants are … Continue reading

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