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Threats from QAnon conspiracists have forced a butterfly sanctuary in the Rio Grande Valley to close

The National Butterfly Center, along the U.S.-Mexico border in Mission, has been the target of conspiracy theorists since 2019.

The National Butterfly Center will be split by the levee-wall leaving about 70 percent on its south side in Mission on Feb. 7, 2019. Congress approved funding for this section of the border wall in the 2018 federal budget.

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