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Rules of the Butterfly Kingdom

Rules of the Butterfly Kingdom

WWF September 13, 2017 0

The monarch butterfly has the most highly evolved migration pattern of any known species of butterfly. They travel between 1,200 and 2,800 miles from the United States and Canada to central Mexican forests. However,

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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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