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The Declining Monarch Population and Three Likely Causes

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The Declining Monarch Population and Three Likely Causes

For as long as I can remember, Butterflies have been my “thing.” Some people like cats, some people like roses. I love Butterflies. They represent diversity, resilience in adversity, and evolution in life. Think about it. A Butterfly begins its very short life as a caterpillar crawling on the ground, up plants, and within vines. Then, through metamorphosis, the insect cocoons for a time before emerging as a beautiful, graceful creature of flight weighing less than a gram. They’re delicate, yet the process of leaving a cocoon is a fight for life that requires real grit. When I’m asked by...

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