Caeleb Dressel Wins 100-M Butterfly, Third Gold Medal and a World

Caeleb Dressel from the United States won his third gold medal at this Olympics, setting the world record in the 100-meter butterfly with a time of 49.45 seconds. Dressel already holds the world record (49.5 seconds in 2019) and the Olympic record (49.71, Friday) and came to the final as favourites. No one else on …

Canadian Maggie MacNeil came first in the women’s 100m butterfly.

In the 100m butterfly, Canadian Margaret MacNeil swam 55.59, defeating China’s Yufei Zhang and Australia’s Emma McKeon. 18-year-old American Torri Huske missed the pace of the swimming youth movement in the USA and missed the bronze medal by one hundredth of a second. Huske led the swimmers group on the comeback, but his pace slowed …

This Butterfly Was the First Human Butterfly Extinct in North America

More than a century ago, a bluish butterfly flew between the sand dunes of San Francisco’s Sunset District and laid its eggs on a plant known as stagweed. As the city’s development grazed the dunes and deer, the butterflies disappeared. The last Xerces blue butterfly was collected by an entomologist from Lobos Creek in 1941 …

Famous Blue Butterfly: Still Extinct, But More Distinctive

More than a century ago, a bluish butterfly flew between the sand dunes of San Francisco’s Sunset District and laid its eggs on a plant known as stagweed. As the city’s development grazed the dunes and deer, the butterflies disappeared. The last Xerces blue butterfly was collected by an entomologist from Lobos Creek in 1941 …