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Contact: Nancy Steinberg
American Genetic Association

Pale Grass Blue Butterfly

Caption: This is a pale grass blue butterfly, one of the most common species of butterfly in Japan. Recent research has revealed major impacts on this species from the radiation leaks at the Fukushima nuclear power plant.

Credit: Joji Otaki, University of the Ryukyus, Okinawa, Japan

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