Tags: MONARCH butterfly
- Case of the missing monarch. Damsker, Matt; McGrath, Mike // Organic Gardening (08973792);Dec92, Vol. 39 Issue 9, p19
Focuses on the annual migration of tens of millions of monarchs from their Mexican breeding grounds to the eastern United States. How it was dramatically interrupted this past summer; How scientists are worried about the butterfly's future; Comments from monarch expert Lincoln Brower a...
- Migrating monarchs fly into trouble. // International Wildlife;Mar92, Vol. 22 Issue 2, p32
Reports that only a small percentage of the millions of monarch butterflies that migrate from eastern North America to Mexico each year survive the return trip. Many get caught in storms, fly off course or are killed by predators.
- My Mexican monarchs. Thomae Jr., E.; Conway, W.P. // Ranger Rick;Oct91, Vol. 25 Issue 10, p4
Describes the author's visit to the winter home of the migrating monarch butterfly. Migrate to forests in Mexico because of ideal temperature; How winter home was discovered; How butterfly migrates; Group called Monarca working to protect monarch habitat from loggers and to find other income...
- A Solution Takes Wing. Russell, Theresa // Odyssey;Oct2003, Vol. 12 Issue 7, p36
Focuses on the conservation of monarch butterflies in Mexico.
- Monarchs by the millions. // Americas;Sep/Oct86, Vol. 38 Issue 5, p16
The seasonal migration of monarch butterflies spans 2,000 miles between Mexico and the US and involves several generations of insects in the twice-a-year migration.
- Storm-tossed monarchs land in Europe. // Current Science;2/16/96, Vol. 81 Issue 12, p12
Reports on how a few monarch butterflies landed in Great Britain from their home in the United States and Canada. Features of their annual migration to Florida and Mexico; Impact of the hurricanes that hit the eastern United States; Prospects for the monarchs' chances of survival in Great Britain.
- My almost-butterfly stole his own show. Kidney, Joy Neal // Christian Science Monitor;1/26/98, Vol. 90 Issue 41, p8
Focuses on the experience of the author in raising a monarch butterfly. Capture of the caterpillar; Reaction of family members to the caterpillar; Loss of the caterpillar.
- Monarchs soar again. // Earth Island Journal;Fall97, Vol. 12 Issue 4, p14
Reports on the increase in population of monarch butterflies in Mexico in 1997 following the death of millions due to cold.
- NO MORE MONARCHS? // Scholastic SuperScience;Sep2010, Vol. 22 Issue 1, p2
The article offers information on the diminishing number of monarch butterflies, who migrate from Mexico to eastern U.S. and Canada, due to hailstorm and rain.