Monday, July 6, 2009

Studying the endangered Fender's Blue

The Corvallis Gazette-Times has a story about research into the habits of the Fender's Blue, a Willamette Valley butterfly so rare it was thought to be extinct until 1989. The reason it is so rare: its caterpillars feed on only one plant: the Kincaid's lupine, itself a threatened species.

Via Sightline Daily.

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