Monarch Butterflies Declining Make Their Exodus, Feds Try to Save Them

October 12, 2014 3:59 PM

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Only two years ago, the migrating monarch butterflies change the gardens of Cape May Point into a kaleidoscope of colors. Mark Garland of the Monarch Monitoring Project describes the migrating monarch butterflies as a series of “giant orange snowglobes.” Those were the days when thousands of monarch butterflies flew overhead.

However this year there has not been any spectacle this year round. However Garland and his team are still nurturing hope that they will be able to see the grand spectacle once again. Members of the project team take census of the monarchs thrice daily. For a few more weeks the orange-and-black inse...

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