U.S. to add Bartram’s hairsteak and Florida leaf wing butterflies to endangered list

August 12, 2014 11:49 AM

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U.S. to add Bartram’s hairsteak and Florida leaf wing butterflies to endangered list

On Monday, federal wildlife managers announced that two rare butterflies, Bartram's hairsteak and Florida leaf wing, are being added to the endangered species list that will be made official on September 11.

The habitat of these butterflies involves most of that land in the Everglades National Park and national park territory. Another large territory circles is in the Zoo Miami that also includes the habitat where the county wants to build an Orlando-style amusement park. Besides this amusement park, Pa...

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