Monday, February 16, 2015

Magical Monarchs

Here is your challenge around our new swan plants with all the Monarch Butterfly eggs on them.
We have 21 people in our room including me.  The challenge is to post at least 21 Monarch facts without repeating any information.  Everyone, including me, has to post at least one fact.

The challenge is on!!

Hint:  There are lots of links to sites about Monarchs on the side bar. ;-)




22 comments:

  1. They have different shades of orange on them. :P

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  2. Monarchs can travel up to 8,000 km per year and the monarch butterfly caterpillar sheds its skin four times within two weeks of hatching.

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  3. I have monarch butterfly in my stomach because I want to be a author so much!

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  4. The scientific name for a monarch butterfly is - Danaus plexippus.

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  5. 1. The monarch butterfly is a milkweed butterfly in the family Nymphalidae.

    By Mya

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  6. Fact: Monarch Butterflies are Originally from North America.

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  8. 1.
    The monarch butterfly is a milkweed butterfly in the family Nymphalidae.

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  9. Monarch Butterflies are considered native to New Zealand, but in actual fact, they are self introduced from North America.

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  10. The orange on buttery wings is dust.

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  11. did you know Monarch butterflies can travel up to 8,000 kilometres per year!

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  12. Monarch Butterflies when they are they hatch out off their cocoon, it takes their wings an hour to dry out!

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  13. Each adult butterfly only lives for four to five weeks.Glad I'm not a butterfly!
    got the info from story of the monarchs, wildcenter.com

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  14. http://www.sciencekids.co.nz/sciencefacts/animals/butterfly.html that is a link to a website about butterfly.

    The monarch butterfly is a milkweed butterfly in the family Nymphalidae. The monarch butterfly's wings feature an easily recognizable orange and black pattern, with a wingspan of 8.9–10.2 cm

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  15. Monarch butterflies have to dry their wings when they come out of their chrysalis other wise they cant fly.

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  16. fact about monarch butterflies A black spot on an inside surface of its hind wing distinguishes the male Monarch butterflies from the females that have no such spot

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  17. and one more They have a 10 cm wingspan and weigh between 0.25 to 0.75 grams

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  18. and one more fact The Monarch butterfly can cumulatively lay about a maximum of 250 eggs per day at the rate of one egg at a time. The witnessed highest number of eggs laid by a monarch butterfly in captivity is 1179

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  19. The caterpillar may sometimes eat it's skin.

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