Butterflies fluttering earlier in warm years

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February 14th, 2013

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As climate change takes root in New England, butterflies are taking wing earlier, new research led by a Boston University researcher shows…

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“Butterflies are very responsive to temperature in a way comparable to flowering times, leafing out times, and bee flight times.”

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