Nearly extinct moth found in flight at undisclosed Scottish site

A team from the Royal Zoological Society of Scotland participates in the release of 160 dark-edged beauty caterpillars in the Cairngorms.

A moth on the brink of extinction in Britain and first bred in captivity has been found flying to a site where its caterpillars were released. The dark-edged beauty clings to just three places in Britain, but its numbers have been boosted by a conservation project to establish new populations in the Scottish Highlands. Newly … Read more