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Monarch Butterflies: Closer to Extinction

It was a good news/bad news/sad news kind of day on July 21 when the International Union for Conservation of Nature...

A monarch caterpillar munching away on its host plant, milkweed, in a Vacaville, Calif., garden. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A monarch caterpillar munching away on its host plant, milkweed, in a Vacaville, Calif., garden. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A monarch caterpillar munching away on its host plant, milkweed, in a Vacaville, Calif., garden. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A monarch chrysalis attached to the underside of a bird feeder. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A monarch chrysalis attached to the underside of a bird feeder. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A monarch chrysalis attached to the underside of a bird feeder. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A male monarch butterfly spreads its wings. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A male monarch butterfly spreads its wings. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A male monarch butterfly spreads its wings. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A female monarch butterfly spreads its wings. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A female monarch butterfly spreads its wings. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A female monarch butterfly spreads its wings. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Wednesday, July 27, 2022 at 3:47 PM
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Innovation, Yard & Garden

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