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Traveler Story: Monarch Butterfly Migration

Traveler Story: Monarch Butterfly Migration

Natural Habitat Adventures June 26, 2017 0

“The whole monarch butterfly tour was magical and most memorable, from start to finish. We had a small group of just 13 people, plus the two tour guides, so we had lots of opportunities

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When Animals Gather, Our Language Gets Lyrical

When Animals Gather, Our Language Gets Lyrical

Candice Gaukel Andrews June 6, 2017 3

When we get together to appreciate the arts, for political purposes, for social interactions or simply for support, we can be called, among other things, an audience, a band, a bunch, a cohort, a

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Last Monarch Butterfly Migration?

Last Monarch Butterfly Migration?

Peter Davis Krahenbuhl June 5, 2017 0

As I described in a previous post, On a Wing and a Prayer, the monarch butterfly is one of the most amazing and delicate insects on our planet. But will they endure? During what

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Butterfly Beauty in Numbers

Butterfly Beauty in Numbers

Natural Habitat Adventures August 22, 2016 0

I’ve always loved butterflies. Growing up, I would tromp around our backyard looking for Eastern tiger swallowtails or their caterpillar counterpart, catching them with my bare hands, housing them in butterfly terrariums, and every

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Monarch Butterflies are Making a Rebound

Monarch Butterflies are Making a Rebound

Court Whelan, Ph.D. May 20, 2016 4

Newsworthy, noteworthy, and utterly fascinating. Monarch butterflies routinely make the news—for good reason. The migration of the monarch butterfly is considered by scientists a unique phenomenon, and one of the largest animal migrations on

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Flight of the Butterflies

Flight of the Butterflies

guest May 24, 2013 0

“Being inside a kaleidoscope!” That is how I describe the feeling of standing amongst millions and millions of butterflies in the sanctuaries outside of Mexico City during the great migration. You can even hear

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