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Fewer Butterflies Means Bigger Problems For Nevada's Ecosystem


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There are fewer butterflies in meadows, forests, and backyards in Nevada and all over the world. It’s something butterfly enthusiasts have noticed… and scientists have been researching. There’s even a study of the problem that’s been going on for more than 40 years … and results are out now. 

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