A Karner Blue butterfly rests on vegetation in the Albany Pine Bush Preserve.
Karner blue butterfly release
Photos in Gallery: 7
Posted: July 25, 2008
PHOTO BY NEIL GIFFORD/ALBANY PINE BUSH PRESERVE COMMISSION
More than 1,000 captive-bred Karner blue butterflies were released as chrysalis into the Albany Pine Bush and emerged as adult butterflies, nearly doubling the population of the endangered species in the preserve.