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Animal Crossing: New Horizons | Butterfly Guide
Animal Crossing: New Horizons | Butterfly Guide

Animal Crossing: New Horizons, developed for Nintendo Switch, has topped download charts since its release in March of 2020. The game, which allows users to cultivate their own uninhabited island among a plethora of anthropomorphic villagers, also encourages players to dig for fossils, hunt for bugs, fish, and dive for ...

Monarch Butterfly Fact Sheet
Monarch Butterfly Fact Sheet

Monarch Butterfly (Danaus plexippu): Danaus plexippus in Greek means "sleepy transformation." The name evokes the species' ability to hibernate and metamorphize.

Kingdom: | Animalia
Phylum: | Arthropoda
Class: | Insecta
Order: | Lepidoptera
Genus: | Danaus
Species: | plexippu

Monarch butterflies are one of the most recognizable species of butterflies in North America. They are widely known ...

New Research Reveals New Origins for Butterflies
New Research Reveals New Origins for Butterflies

In the three years since Sex, Lies, and Butterflies was completed, science has continued to investigate the origin of butterflies. With new technologies for probing the deep past, new answers are emerging. Dr. Akito Kawahara of the Florida Museum of Natural History and a contributor to the film has now ...

eButterfly | Nature Nation
eButterfly | Nature Nation

Each week, we feature a worthy citizen science project or nature news segment from around the nation. This week we bring you eButterfly.

There's nothing more nostalgic than watching a butterfly flutter by. Now, you can help science evolve while watching these beautiful winged creatures by photographing butterflies and recording your ...

Common Milkweed (Asclepias syriaca)

American Spring LIVE: Episode 1 - Birth and Rebirth

Milkweeds and Monarchs 101

Want to attract more monarch butterflies to your garden? Boost their numbers with these milkweed types and tips.

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The Gathering Swarms

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Check out swarm intelligence, essentially a living embodiment of social media in the natural world.