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Science Says I am Blind

Vanessa Cardui a.k.a Painted Lady Butterfly by Annelise Lords

Science says I’m blind,

I see my extinction, in

Your hands, Yes I see!

Butterflies are disappearing. The twin forces of human-caused climate change and habitat loss are now threatening North American butterflies with extinction. Increasing carbon dioxide level may be making milkweed-the only food monarch caterpillars will eat- too toxic for the monarchs to tolerate. Can…



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