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Britain's butterflies thrive as a result of last summer's sunshine

19 February 2014 Last updated at 07:27 GMT

Britain's butterflies have thrived as a result of last summer's sunshine and warmer temperatures.

The Wider Countryside Butterfly Survey found species like the brimstone, common blue and small tortoiseshell all bounced back after a drop in numbers in 2012.

Chris King reports.

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