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The Poweshiek skipperling butterfly has disappeared from 90 percent of its original range in North America. Federal officials propose designating the Poweshiek as an endangered species status in the wake of rapid declines in the Upper Midwest. (U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service photo by Gerald Selby)

Minnesota butterflies at risk

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Two butterflies found in Minnesota are being considered for federal protection under the Endangered Species Act, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced Wednesday.

The agency has proposed listing the Poweshiek skipperling as endangered.

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