Heavy storms earlier this year hammered the forests that North America's monarch butterflies migrate to in central Mexico, a study showed on Tuesday, fueling fears the habitat could eventually beco

The Forest department has sent a proposal to the state government to declare Southern Bird Wing butterfly as the state butterfly.

NAINITAL: With the discovery in Uttarakhand recently, the total number of varieties of butterflies found in the hill state is 453.

Every spring since 1989, entomologists have set up tents in the meadows and woodlands of the Orbroicher Bruch nature reserve and 87 other areas in the western German state of North Rhine-Westphalia

Britain's butterflies, bees and rare birds will be more at risk if the country votes to leave the EU, two of the UK's leading environmental charities have warned.

Britain's butterflies, bees and rare birds will be more at risk if the country votes to leave the EU, two of the UK's leading environmental charities have warned.

Long-distance migration can be seen throughout the animal kingdom and can have large impacts on population dynamics and species distributions. The act of migration itself also affects the evolution of a species, as evolutionary forces select for certain characteristics in animals conducting long-distance migration. Monarch butterflies are best known for their annual migration from Canada and the northern United States to central Mexico, but some populations of monarchs have lost the ability to migrate.

The recent forest fires in Uttarakhand torched over 2,000 hectares.

BANGKOK: Scientists have discovered two new wasp species from India and South Africa, and named one of them after Hollywood actor Brad Pitt.

GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- Biologists have discovered a new species of butterfly occupying Alaska's interior -- the first in 28 years.

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