Monarch Butterflies Mating in Flight Demonstrate Amazing Insect Stamina

Monarch butterflies churn the butterfly love butter for 24 hours straight. Talk about stamina! And you thought they only conserved their energy to make the 3000-mile migration from Canada to Mexico….… Read More

Monarch Butterfly Caterpillars and Eggs Can Be Just as Intriguing as the Butterflies

Monarch eggs, caterpillars and butterflies–oh my! Kids love to look for, find and observe the whole life cycle. Tips on where to find Monarch butterfly eggs and caterpillars as the great Monarch butterfly migration continues.… Read More

Pollinators Gone Wild: 32 Monarch Butterflies Tagged as Predators Make for a Dangerous World for Butterflies

The dangerous world of butterflies: pollinators galore prove irresistible to predators as Monarch butterflies make their southward migration along the Llano River in the Texas Hill Country.… Read More

Austin's Bill Calvert, Monarch Butterfly Expert: "They've made their way into the hearts of people"

Thought I’d share this article from the Bar Harbor Times of Maine where Monarch butterfly expert Bill Calvert of Austin, Texas spends his summers.  The photos in the article alone are worth the click-through. For those of us who’ve read … Read More

Sturdy Monarch Butterflies Set Sail from San Antonio to Mexico–Peak Monarch Migration Predicted for October 18

Who can resist the majesty of a newborn Monarch Butterfly?  Not me.  Every time I chance upon a pristine, perfectly formed Monarch butterfly waiting to make its mighty trek to the mountains of Michoacan, Mexico, it puts a smile on … Read More

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