Photo Gallery: The World's Largest Butterfly
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Photo Gallery: The World's Largest Butterfly

Papua New Guinea's Royal Trophy Are Collectors Key to Saving Giant Butterfly?

Papua New Guinea is home to the world's largest butterfly, but oil palm plantations are threatening the rare species' habitat. Conservationists and local residents alike would like to save the species by lifting a ban on trade in the butterfly and selling it for thousands of dollars to collectors.
Translated from the German by Christopher Sultan
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