Butterflies do not love cocaine

1989/01/01 Elhuyar Zientzia Iturria: Elhuyar aldizkaria

The butterfly Eloria noyesi, in the fight against cocaine, can be a very effective friend.

The increase in cocaine consumption in western society is evident. A butterfly, called Eloria noyesi, can be a very effective friend in the fight against this drug.

In South America, known as Malunbia, this butterfly has been confirmed and has a great interest in attacking coca plants. For this reason, the Peruvian authorities intend to carry out an exhaustive study on this butterfly, in order to verify if it can be used in the fight against the aliens.

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