08 July, 2007

The Monarch Butterfly: the King of the Sky

The Monarch Butterfly. It is the King of the insect world. It is poisonous and are indeed very beautiful. Most incredible and amazing of all about these butterflies, is that: they migrate, traveling great distances flying 3,000 to 5,000 kilometers across Canada and the USA where they breed and to Mexico during winter for the warmth there. And then again fly back to their breeding grounds. It is this stupendous migration cycle that makes these butterflies so extraordinary and awesome.
More reading: enchantedlearning.com, monarch-butterfly, Insecta Inspecta, Monarch Watch, gpnc.org
Image from: Learner

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