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3- “Butterflies in close-up: in the Valley of the Lower Rio Grande” PDF Print E-mail

1996,  50 minutes

 


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A delight to watch, and a fascinating insight into the diversity of the marvellous butterflies of Southern Texas - Sir David Attenborough

The “Valley” ( as it’s known) has been called a “Naturalist’s Dream”, because of its location at the meeting of Neotropical South America and Nearctic North America. The film is a vivid guide to the Valley’s butterflies, the importance of which is reflected in the “establishment in 2010. in nearby Mission, Texas, of the American National Butterfly Center. by the North American Butterfly Association.