Monarchs On the Move

November 2009
Weekly Reader News - Edition 3;11/13/2009, Vol. 79 Issue 9, p2
The article focuses on a study which shows that the antennae of monarch butterflies help them migrate from one place of another as the seasons change. The location of the sun is tracked by the antennae of the butterflies to help them stay on the right path as millions of monarch butterflies fly from Canada to Mexico during the fall season. According to study author Steven Reppert, butterflies without antenna lost their direction.


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