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10 Butterflies That Migrate

You may have heard that, like birds, many species of butterflies migrate. Have you ever wondered which species do this, and why they do it? If so, you’ve come to the right place! Today we’re going to take a closer look at some of the butterflies that migrate. Butterflies That Migrate 1. Monarchs Monarchs are … Read more

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7 Butterflies That Look Like Monarchs

Monarchs may be the kings of the butterfly world, but they are not the only butterflies to have striking orange and black wings. There are other butterflies out there that have the same colors, and some of them look like they could be the monarchs’ twins. So, without further ado, let’s talk about some of … Read more

how does monarch butterfly defend itself from predators

How Does A Monarch Butterfly Defend Itself From Predators?

Many different animals eat insects, and monarch butterflies are not entirely immune from being turned into a bird or spider’s next meal. But they aren’t entirely defenseless either–they have ways of protecting themselves. So, how does a monarch butterfly defend itself from predators? What kinds of predators does it face? Keep reading! In this article, … Read more

how far can a monarch butterfly fly in one day

How Far Can A Monarch Butterfly Fly In A Day?

You may know that monarch butterflies are famous for their yearly migrations to and from their overwintering grounds in Mexico and California. Considering that these butterflies have to travel far to reach these grounds, you may be wondering how fast they have to fly to get there before winter. How far can a monarch butterfly … Read more

How Do You Hold a Monarch Butterfly

How To Hold A Monarch Butterfly?

Have you ever wanted to pick up a butterfly? Maybe you’d like to, but you’re afraid of hurting it. The good news is, there are ways of handling butterflies and caterpillars without causing damage to the fragile insects. In this article, we’ll talk about how to hold a monarch butterfly, as well as a few … Read more

How Does a Monarch Defend Itself

How Is The Monarch Butterfly Affected By Climate Change?

No one is completely immune to the effects of a changing climate, but some species are more highly affected than others. Perhaps you’ve heard that the populations of monarch butterflies are declining and you want to know more. How is the monarch butterfly affected by climate change? What other factors have contributed to its declining … Read more

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