HOBART | A Hobart woman repeatedly struck her 9-year-old autistic son with a butterfly net after he ran into a neighbor's yard, police said.
The United Nations says one solution to world hunger is: Eat more bugs.
The hushed fluttering of millions of monarch butterfly wings is in danger of being silenced.
The front line of the effort to save the monarch butterfly from extinction is the creation of monarch way stations where the insects can breed and feed.
Butterfly Meadows in Valparaiso is home to an official monarch way station to sustain the butterflies as they migrate.
A monarch butterfly sculpture sits at the Butterfly Meadows Monarch way station in Valparaiso.
Sometimes you've just got to stop and smell the butterflies.
Pinwheels created by Fegely Middle School students are planted outside the school Wednesday in Portage. The students expressed their thoughts about war and peace and living in harmony on the pinwheels as part of promoting International Peace Day.
Fegely Middle School seventh-grader Seth Jones plants a pinwheel that he covered in messages and drawings about peace outside the Portage school.
Fegely Middle School seventh-grader Brandon Churry plants his pinwheel adorned with peace messages and drawings Wednesday outside the Portage school.
Joy McCullough, left, Xavier Sellers and Kathleen Sellers walk down a path at Butterfly Meadows in Valparaiso during a butterfly tour Tuesday hosted by the Valparaiso Parks Department.
Participants in a butterfly tour at Butterfly Meadows in Valparaiso walk down a path Tuesday through goldenrod plants.
Master gardener Linda Mapes leads a tour Tuesday around Butterfly Meadows during a Valparaiso Parks Department program on butterflies.
Colleen Blasko, of Kouts, and her granddaughter Laken Blasko, of Valparaiso, watch as a monarch butterfly is placed on Colleen's hand during a program about butterflies in September at Butterfly Meadows in Valparaiso.
Master gardener Laura Tucker holds a monarch butterfly during a program in September at Butterfly Meadows in Valparaiso.
Xavier Sellers, left, of Valparaiso, has a monarch butterfly placed on his hand Sept. 20 by master gardener Laura Tucker during a program at Butterfly Meadows in Valparaiso.
A monarch butterfly rests on goldenrod in September at Butterfly Meadows in Valparaiso.
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