New Citizen-Science Project Explores Little-Known Behavior in Monarch Butterflies

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Think you know monarch butterflies? Think again! A gardener’s observation has spurred a new study examining how and when monarchs feed on plants rich in compounds known as pyrrolizidine alkaloids. Surprisingly little is known about the behavior, and researchers are asking citizen scientists for help to learn…

Source: Entomology Today

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