Sunday, 20 Jun 2021

Local butterflies develop taste for the exotic

SINGAPORE – Two butterfly species native to Singapore have developed a taste for a plant from elsewhere after their native host plant here went extinct, a new study has found.

The key finding of the study – that non-native plants may benefit native wildlife – is a departure from the prevailing paradigm that exotic species negatively affect the environment.

Please subscribe or log in to continue reading the full article.

Get unlimited access to all stories at $0.99/month

  • Latest headlines and exclusive stories
  • In-depth analyses and award-winning multimedia content
  • Get access to all with our no-contract promotional package at only $0.99/month for the first 3 months*

*Terms and conditions apply.

Join ST’s Telegram channel here and get the latest breaking news delivered to you.

Source: Read Full Article

Related Posts