December 4, 2008 · 11:11 am
Dec. 3 – Millions of butterflies have found sanctuary in Mexico as they complete their annual migration from North America, according to a Reuters News report.
The Mexican government has plans to massively expand the sanctuaries in the coming years, according to Monarch Butterfly Reserve Director, Concepcion Miguel Martinez.
A news video about the 2008 migration is here.
Monarch butterflies complete their annual migration to Mexico.
Monarch Watch director Orley “Chip” Taylor is one of the scientists interviewed in this article from National Geographic about the Monarch Butterfly migration.
Internal Clock Leads Monarch Butterflies to Mexico. Dr. Taylor is also featured in the New York Times video above.
Monarch Watch here.
Newly hatched Monarch butterflies cling to Chip Taylor as they harden their wings at the Monarch Watch open house at the University of Kansas in September 2008.
Monarch Butterflies hang out at the screen house at Monarch Watch at the University of Kansas in September 2007.
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