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Re: butterfly road kill - really sad

  • Subject: Re: butterfly road kill - really sad
  • From: "H. WILLIAMS" <msbucky@home.com>
  • Date: Tue, 07 Aug 2001 21:35:46 -0400

The Monarchs take longer than a few days. And they don't survive the
trip. The generation that leaves breeds and dies on the way, the next
generation continues the journey. They migrate over a long period of
time. Pretty much the last of the Monarchs leave Canada from Point
Pelee, Ontario around the middle of September.

bykands wrote:
> > Monarchs migrate every year.  Only once have I seen this out on the
> > highway, and it is sad, but also quite beautiful.
> Hi Betsy,
> I thought of that too.  Maybe it takes them a few days to all gather
> because they were in the same place Friday and Sunday and I am
> assuming Saturday so they can travel together.  With all of the open
> fields and land in Iowa it is to bad they had to pick that 50 mile
> stretch of highway.
> Sue
> What sunshine is to flowers, smiles are to humanity.
> - Joseph Addison (1672-1719)
> Ken and Sue Dutton
> 2620 Lake Shore Ave.
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