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Associated Press Florida Daybook

Associated Press Florida Daybook for Sunday, June 8.

FLORIDA

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June 9. 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. BUTTERFLY RELEASE — Critically endangered Schaus swallowtail butterflies are being released into their natural habitat in Biscayne National Park. The butterflies are currently found only on a single island in the park. A collection and captive breeding operation, begun in 2012 in an effort to save the butterfly from extinction, has shown initial success.

Location: Biscayne National Park

Contacts: Matt Johnson (National Park Service), 786-335-3679

Notes: The release site on Elliott Key is only accessible by boat, which will be provided.

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