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Monarch butterflies flutter around the globe

Canadian home

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Canadian home

A Monarch butterfly lands on a flower at Point Pelee National Park in Ontario, Canada. Monarch butterflies live in other places besides North America, including Indonesia, the Canary Islands and Australia.

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