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Wet weather may cause butterfly numbers to decline

12 July 2012

Butterfly Conservation's survey, the Big Butterfly Count, runs from 14 July to 5 August - peak butterfly season.

President of Butterfly Conservation Sir David Attenborough has warned that butterfly numbers may suffer because of wet weather.

"[It] has made life hard for... butterflies and things could get worse unless conditions improve," he said.

The annual survey relies on public participation and is thought to be the biggest in the world.

 

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