South Carolina Monarch Butterfly II
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South Carolina Monarch Butterfly
Photographed at Cypress Gardens just outside Charleston, South Carolina.
National Geographic and scientific around the world discuss the loss of habitat for the butterfly decline.
"Scientists think North American monarchs have been making their amazing annual journey for thousands of years. But logging in Mexico has greatly reduced forests where these butterflies roost. Efforts to protect these lands are helping, but illegal logging still takes a toll. Since 1983, the International Union for Conservation of Nature has listed the monarch migration as a ("threatened phenomena").
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August 17th, 2019
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