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Danaus plexippus


The Monarch butterfly (Danaus plexippus) is a milkweed butterfly (subfamily Danainae), in the family Nymphalidae. It is perhaps the best known of all North American butterflies.


The Monarch can be found in a wide range of habitats such as fields, meadows, prairie remnants, urban and suburban parks, gardens, and roadsides. It overwinters in conifer groves.


I've saw it, on the zoo, i know it isn't a wild location, but, well, I'm just starting :)

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1 Comment

Isabela 10 years ago

Una serie preciosa.

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Ciudad de México, Distrito Federal, Mexico

Spotted on Dec 29, 2010
Submitted on Feb 20, 2011

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