Mutant Butterflies Found Near Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

Mutant Butterflies Found Near Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant

HUFFINGTONPOST.COM - Researchers in Japan say they have found evidence that radiation from the March 2011 Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant accident has caused the mutation of dozens of butterflies.

Features such as stunted wings, irregularly developed eyes, disfigured antennas and different color patterns found in butterflies from irradiated regions have led scientists to say they have found evidence to suggest a link between the genetic mutations and the radioactive material that was leaked into the environment last year. click here to read more

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