“There are Probably Fewer than 500 Globally”, Butterflies Released in the Southeast

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  • This summer, nearly 191 endangered butterflies were released into the wild in Manitoba, Canada.
  • There are less than 500 Poweshiek Skipperling butterflies, and they only exist in two places worldwide.
  • 16 Dakota Skipper butterflies were also released into the wild in the Interlake area this year.

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