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Butterfly Beauty in Numbers

Butterfly Beauty in Numbers

Natural Habitat Adventures August 22, 2016 0

I’ve always loved butterflies. Growing up, I would tromp around our backyard looking for Eastern tiger swallowtails or their caterpillar counterpart, catching them with my bare hands, housing them in butterfly terrariums, and every

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Monarch Butterflies are Making a Rebound

Monarch Butterflies are Making a Rebound

Court Whelan, Ph.D. May 20, 2016 4

Newsworthy, noteworthy, and utterly fascinating. Monarch butterflies routinely make the news—for good reason. The migration of the monarch butterfly is considered by scientists a unique phenomenon, and one of the largest animal migrations on

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Flight of the Butterflies

Flight of the Butterflies

guest May 24, 2013 0

“Being inside a kaleidoscope!” That is how I describe the feeling of standing amongst millions and millions of butterflies in the sanctuaries outside of Mexico City during the great migration. You can even hear

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See a Great Migration for Yourself!

See a Great Migration for Yourself!

Wendy Redal November 19, 2010 1

If you've been watching National Geographic Channel's "Great Migrations" documentary, you're learning a lot about one of the most amazing phenomena in the natural realm. But there's nothing like being there to witness migrating

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Mountains and Monarchs

Mountains and Monarchs

Candice Gaukel Andrews September 6, 2010 6

The Mud Hen was a great little steamboat—a one-of-a-kind, respectable, lake-worthy craft. When I was about eight years old, my uncle Verne, a carpenter and a lover of steam engines, built her out of

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Your Travels, Years Later

Your Travels, Years Later

Candice Gaukel Andrews May 4, 2010 15

I know this is going to sound weird, but a month ago I got up at 3:00 a.m. to drive almost 150 miles north of here. I did this just for the opportunity to

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Myth and Mystery in Mexico’s Monarch Kingdom

Myth and Mystery in Mexico’s Monarch Kingdom

Wendy Redal October 30, 2009 9

Each year around El Dia de los Muertos — celebrated Nov. 1 & 2 – the sky over the Mexican mountain village of Anguangeo becomes a flurry of orange. But it’s no swirl of

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