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The Unpredictable Monarchs

A male (left) and female monarch on a scarlet milkweed. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

You never know what they will do. When you release newly emerged monarch butterflies (Danaus plexippus), some linger in the comfort of your hand. Some soar high into the sky. Some flutter to a nearby bush or tree.  When we released two newly...

A male (left) and female monarch on a scarlet milkweed. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A male (left) and female monarch on a scarlet milkweed. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A male (left) and female monarch on a scarlet milkweed. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A female monarch (right) moves toward the male. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A female monarch (right) moves toward the male. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A female monarch (right) moves toward the male. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Two monarchs meet. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Two monarchs meet. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Two monarchs meet. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Tuesday, November 24, 2015 at 2:18 PM
 
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