Monarch Butterfly Population Rejuvenated After Last Year’s Record Low

March 4, 2015By
Monarch butterflies cluster on the branch of an oyamel fir tree in Mexico. Credit Lincoln Brower

Monarch butterflies cluster on the branch of an oyamel fir tree in Mexico.
Credit Lincoln Brower

 

 

Monarch butterflies have arrived in Mexico, and conservationists are applauding the country’s crack down on illegal loggers who contributed to habitat loss and decline of the species. Now they are turning their attention to the U.S. to help save the migratory insect.

 

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References: http://www.npr.org/2015/03/04/390757757/monarch-butterfly-population-rejuvenated-after-last-years-record-low

 

 

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