A Helping Hand for the Monarch Butterflies

The Monarch Butterfly (Danaus plexippus) is surely one of the most beautiful and widely known butterfly species in the world.

a couple of beautiful monarch butterflies

They are famous for their incredible 3,000-mile migration each year from the north of America, all the way down to the southern State of California and to Mexico where they overwinter, and from where they begin the long journey back the following year.

Billions of the insects once congregated on the trees they use as roosts for the winter months. When in flight, they created (more…)