Endangered butterfly finds salvation in a women’s prison

Aired: 5/17/2016 | 0:08:48 | Clip
You may have heard about how the honey bee’s decline is threatening the world’s food crops. Well they’re not the only pollinators in trouble. The Taylor’s checkerspot butterfly was also facing extinction in the face of its shrinking prairie habitat. But thanks to an innovative breeding program at a women’s prison outside Seattle, it’s making a comeback. Special correspondent Cat Wise reports.

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