Why Do We Care About Monarch Butterflies?
You probably didn’t even realize at the time that your interactions with each of those fluttering, orange-and-black visitors connected you with a single tree growing 10,000 feet up in the mountains of central Mexico. Over time, as you learn more about the monarch and its incredible migration, that personal connection to a slice of your backyard wildlife makes the fate of the forests in the Trans-Mexican Volcanic Belt in Mexico matter a little more.
Monarch numbers have been decreasing for decades, as their habitat shrinks and
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