Posted by: Sandy Steinman | January 21, 2022

Large herbivores have significantly helped endangered butterflies.

European WILDLIFE repost

In the past five years, the number of butterflies in the large herbivore reserve in the former military training area of Milovice near Prague has grown significantly. While carrying out regular monitoring, scientists have found out that the number of butterflies has increased from 4,592 in 2016 to 12,506 in 2021. That means an increase by 172 percent. The numbers of the rarest butterfly, the mountain Alcon blue, have even grown by 1,700 percent.

Read more at  Large herbivores have significantly helped endangered butterflies. Their numbers have risen by hundreds of percent over a five-year period | European WILDLIFE


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