• Question: What about european butterflies interrests you?

    Asked by grace151997 to laurenceharwood on 9 Mar 2012.
    • Photo: Laurence Harwood

      Laurence Harwood answered on 9 Mar 2012:

      Its their diversity – there are over 450 different butterfly species throughout Europe, some only found in a single small area. Only about 52 are found in the UK – though there are some fantastic ones like the swallowtail and purple emperor.