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Butterfly experts in flap over ‘extinct’ species in New Addington

The sighting at Hutchinson’s Bank at the weekend of a butterfly thought to have been extinct for nearly 100 years has put wildlife enthusiasts into a bit of a flap. The sighting of the black-veined white butterfly was made by … Continue reading

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Why we must protect site of some of Britain’s rarest butterflies

We never appreciate the value of some things until they are gone, which is why amateur naturalist ERIC BROWN says it is important to save Hutchinson’s Bank nature reserve from the threat of intrusive development by Croydon Council’s house-building company … Continue reading

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