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tropics

Activities, Places

Taking the Bait

Knee deep in mud, attacked by blood-sucking leeches and pestered by savage mosquitoes, while vainly pursuing butterflies that refuse to descend from the canopy high above – this is butterflying in the tropical rainforest. 

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Places, Species

A Place of Their Own

With over four hundred species of butterfly represented in Australia, it’s tempting to think that the whole continent offers a bonanza to the keen amateur lepidopterist. However, that figure is not what it seems.

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