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Last summer, the elusive white-letter hairstreak butterfly was spotted in Scotland for the first time in 133 years.
The Butterfly Conservation team has observed the white-letter hairstreak gradually spreading northwards, possibly due to warming climates.
The white-letter hairstreak, which is native to the UK, has come under severe threat in recent years.
In 1884, a white-letter hairstreak butterfly was spotted flitting about in Scotland.
The Fulvous hairstreak, another brown butterfly that feeds on Brazilian pepper, is now showing up north of Melbourne.
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