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Extreme weather and a decrease in a primary food source threatens monarch butterflies. Photo by Kevin Schafer for WWF

How to Attract Butterflies to Your Yard - Feed the butterflies (nectar). Plant flowers that are native to your geographical area, especially those in red, yellow, orange, pink, or purple. Plant your nectar-providing flowers in full sun during the bulk of the day, where butterflies prefer to feed.Try to coordinate your flowering plants so that at least one of them is blooming all the time, so butterflies always have a nectar source. - Focus on attracting native species of butterfly…

How to Attract Butterflies in Your Garden

Mister G reveals how his bilingual song "Senorita Mariposa" was inspired by the annual Monarch butterfly migration to Mexico.

I created a collage on a wall with cut out pictures of these butterflies in my last apartment. I loved it.

How beautiful! Blue morpho butterflies congregate on a tree. There are over 80 species of butterflies in the genus Morpho. They are tropical butterflies found mostly in South America as well as Mexico and Central America.

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Monarch butterflies near a plot of tropical milkweed where doctoral students at the University of Georgia Odum School of Ecology are monitoring the insects. Credit Stephen Morton for The New York Times

more tips for raising monarchs

Part Two: More Tips for Raising Monarch Caterpillars and Butterflies at Home

MALE Monarch. Journey North: Monarch Butterfly

Monarch Butterfly Characteristics: size weight body systems senses communication physiology other physical characteristics

Monarch Butterflies.  Yes, I know it's not a bird but they are stopping by for a break over Thanksgiving.

similar to the phoenix in that it is transformed rather than reborn, but I have been both through my bariatric surgery. I have been transformed and reborn.

Great website about Monarchs

Female Monarch butterfly looking online for a date!

Monarch Butterfly Habitat Kit

Monarch Butterfly Habitat Kit