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Endangered butterflies see rare third hatching

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An unprecedented third brood of Karner Blue butterflies this year will delight people who want a glimpse of the endangered insects. But whether it’s good or bad for the species remains to be seen. Workers at the Albany Pine Bush Preserve Commission began noticing Karner Blues flying around Thursday and confirmed that they are the third generation of this season, said Neil Gifford, conservation director at the preserve. It’s the first time staffers at the ...

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