The peacock is among the butterfly varieties spreading to the north, according to a 10-year study. Photograph: Getty

Atlas of butterflies shows southern species head north

On the verge of welcoming hundreds of peacock butterflies into the garden! Nettles ARE good for something!

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"Purple Passion, Purple & Pink Fractalius Filter Butterfly Purple passion in the moonlight. Unique butterly in fractalius art." by Beverly & Pack


I’m not normally a fan of Vanity Fair mag, mostly because I think the writing is pretty pompous. But the September style issue has two great pieces; one on the life of Carla Bruni-Sarkozy th…


Endangered Lange’s Metalmark butterfly gets by with help of friends

Metal Mark Butterfly-- Their scientific name is Apodemia Mormo Langei, found in North America. These are the brightly colored butterflies. They have several generations a year.

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How cool would this look???

I am a Butterfly freakazoid