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Peck me here! Butterfly predation.

Butterflies are seemingly able to fly about and carry out their lives, despite sustaining considerable damage and ‘wear and tear’ to their wings. For some reason, I take comfort in this fact!

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I am a retired entomologist with a background in quarantine pests and invasive invertebrates. I studied zoology at Imperial College (University of London) and did a PhD on the population dynamics of a cereal aphid (Metopolophium dirhodum) in the UK. I spent 5 years with the British Antarctic Survey studing cold hardiness of Antarctic invertebates and 17 years with the Food and Environment Research Agency. My main interests now are natural history, photography, painting and bird watching.

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