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Monarch Butterfly

Danaus plexippus

Description:

A medium sized butterfly capable of making the famous butterfly migration to Mexico and Canada. This butterfly has bright colors to signal its poisonous flesh due to the toxic Milkweed plant it eats when its in the larval stage

Habitat:

Open, sunny areas

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1 Comment

Hema  Shah
Hema Shah 10 years ago

great picture and wonderful information!

ZackUmbarger
Spotted by
ZackUmbarger

Orlando, Florida, USA

Spotted on Aug 8, 2011
Submitted on Aug 8, 2011

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