Illegal logging is threatening the winter homes of monarch butterflies
. Without the misty forests as shelter, the insects might not survive.
represent life, hope, and beauty and offer such a contrast to what cancer can bring," explained Mr.
may never recover from the summer scorcher
To provide the forest-like environment to butterflies
, centre height of the Butterfly House remained 15ft that has been built at the cost of Rs25 million.
'Researchers have found 58 types of butterflies
in Lahore, Murree and Rawalakot,' Nazneen Hussain, the caretaker of the butterfly house told The Express Tribune.
Did you know that painted lady butterflies
(Vanessa cardui ) are found in every continent except Australia and Antarctica?
In an interview on June 25, de Leon said like all other species, butterflies
have important ecosystem functions.
lay their eggs on plants which will be eaten by the caterpillars when they hatch.
McGlashan was a butterfly collector, and he had written newspaper and magazine articles about the various species of butterflies
in that region of northern California.
For one to be a member of Kipepeo project, he has to register with Sh200 to get a permit allowing him or her to go to the forest to get female butterflies
. Since Charo is now an expert, he says not every butterfly has value.
In the house, a 300-feet long tunnel has been constructed to provide perfect habitat to butterflies
where around 3,000 different species of butterflies
have been brought from different cities of the country.
are very sensitive to local environmental conditions, monitoring how well they are doing indicates how things are for everything else, including us.