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Butterfly temperature research ‘could boost survival chances’

Source: bbc.co.uk

Thousands of wild butterflies have had their temperatures taken by researchers who hope the results could help safeguard the species’ future.

A team from the University of Cambridge and a wildlife trust tested 2,000 insects in Bedfordshire.

They are investigating how effectively species can warm or cool themselves, which could help the insects cope with a warming climate.

The full results will be published this summer. MORE

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