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In The Crowds, The Wandering Bogan Splashes Flooded The Fields

It was last recorded in 1917, and the million millions of Vanessa cardui, from Africa to northern Europe, are impressive,says Magda Bou Dagher Kharrat, professor of plant genetics at Saint Joseph University in Beirut. The professor said that since the black, white and yellow brown butterflies pass through not only the mountains, fields and forests, […]

A Phenomenon Not Seen In The Last Century In Lebanon – A Large Number Of Migratory Butterflies Have Invaded The Meadows After The Torrential Rains In The Middle East

« The last time such a migration took place dates back to 1917, » said Magda Bou Dagher Kharrat, a plant science professor at the University of St Joseph in Lebanon. The large number of Vanessa Cardui butterflies that traveled from Africa to northern Europe caused astonishment when millions of insects crossed mountains, fields, villages and towns. […]

Lebanon Is Living Rare Phenomena of Swarming Butterflies

An entire generation of butterflies will be spending the spring with us in Lebanon! Lebanon’s wettest winter in years paved the way for a dazzling spring filled with rare phenomena. Lebanon’s central location on the Mediterranean coast makes it a prime location and a pit stop for thousands of migrating creatures of the animal kingdom. […]

Butterflies swarm Lebanon’s meadows in numbers unseen for 100 years

« The last time this migration happened in this way was back in 1917, » said Magda Bou Dagher Kharrat, a professor in plant genetics in Lebanon. A vast number of migrating butterflies have swarmed across Lebanon this year after heavy winter rain in the Middle East led to an exceptional spring for wild flowers. Here, we […]