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Butterfly Enthusiasts Scramble to Save Near-Extinct Species

In Florida, coastal development and pesticide spraying push a butterfly called the "Miami Blue" to near extinction. An ad-hoc coalition hopes to save the insect, even though the federal government has declined to put it on the endangered species list. NPR's Phillip Davis reports.

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