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Vail butterflies

Dominique Taylor/Vail DailyThird-grader Chance Archuleta, of from Red Sandstone Elementary School, gathers newly released butterflies on his arm until they are warm enough to fly as fellow third-graders Jessica Chavez, center, and Connor Wilson, right watch during the annual butterfly release Thursday at the Ford Amphitheater in Vail. Each year third graders are given caterpillars take care of until they hatch from their cocoons as butterflies for release.

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