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Monarchs in Mexico

Posted on Feb 21, 2014

Monarchs in Mexico

The following is a guest post from our friend Jack Voelker – our thanks to him for the tremendous contribution! Much has been written in recent months about the steep decline in the population of the Monarch butterfly and the potential end of their remarkable annual migration to the mountains of Mexico. We had seen an IMAX movie, Flight of the Butterflies, at the Carnegie Science Center in Pittsburgh this past summer.  The documentary not only detailed the migration itself in stunning photography, but also the life of zoologist Fred Urquhart who devoted nearly 40 years to researching...

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