Butterflies swarm Lebanon’s meadows in numbers unseen for 100 years

A painted lady butterfly sits on a flower in a field at the village of Mrouj, Lebanon April 13, 2019. REUTERS/Mohamed Azakir

ZAAROUR, Lebanon (Reuters) – A vast number of migrating butterflies have swarmed across Lebanon this year after heavy winter rain in the Middle East led to an exceptional spring for wild flowers. “The last time this migration happened in this way was back in 1917,” said Magda Bou Dagher Kharrat, a professor in plant genetics […]

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