By Press Association

Conservationists fear this year’s cool spring and slow start to summer have taken their toll on one of UK’s best-loved butterflies

Conservationists are warning of the decline of one of the UK’s best-loved butterflies.

Numbers of the small tortoiseshell – which is one of the most recognisable and widespread in the country – appear to have plummeted this summer.

Via: https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2016/aug/29/small-tortoiseshell-butterfly-numbers-plummeted-uk-cool-spring-summer