Mysteries

While we have learned a lot about the Monarch butterfly over the years, there are still many unanswered questions.

Here are a few to get you thinking:

How do Monarchs know to migrate?

How are Monarchs able to fly so far?

How do Monarchs know where to go?

Do Monarchs take the same route to Mexico and back?

How far do Monarchs fly in a day?

How do Monarchs know how to find their way back north?

Why don’t Monarchs hibernate instead of migrate?

When butterflies fly over the ocean, do they mean to or is it by accident?

Why do some generations just live a short while and fly a short distance while other generations live longer and travel further?

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