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Published October 23, 2013, 12:00 AM

Dakota Skipper Butterfly

This undated handout provided by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service shows the Dakota skipper butterfly in North America. Federal officials have proposed threatened or endangered species status for two butterflies, the Dakota skipper and the Poweshiek skipperling, in the wake of rapid declines in the Upper Midwest. (AP Photo/ U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Phil Delphey)
Read the article: Federal wildlife officials seek protection for butterflies