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Monarch Butterfly by Mind Map: Monarch Butterfly
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Monarch Butterfly

Action plan:

I can help maintain the environment

Plant milkweeds and flowers.

Walk to school to cause less pollution

3 R's so I can produce less waste

The government can stop destroying the monarch butterflies habitat

Set up shelters to help preserve the monarch butterfly

NGO's can help by planting plants including milkweed and flowers

They can also do the 3 R's

Habitat

In spring and summer: open fields, meadows that include milkweeds. In winter: coast of southern California also in central Mexico on high altitudes

Status

Special Concern

Biome

Grasslands, some forests

Biology

SIZE:Wing Span is 8.6cm-12.4cm(3-4 inches)

COLOUR:Black and Orange

FOOD:Larvae eats milkweed and adult eats nectar

OFFSPRING:760 eggs

WEIGHT: 0.5 grams

BEHAVIOUR:Long distance migrator. Migrates north and south. Great grandchildren of individual butterfly makes it back at starting point. Individual does not. Monarchs gather in the fall who are in north go to south. In spring, they breed while heading north.

New node

LIFE CYCLE: 2-6 weeks. First egg then larvae then chrysalis then butterfly

Human impacts:

Destroy habitats

Use insect repellent in gardens

Pollution

Map

http://www.rom.on.ca/ontario/risk.php?doc_type=map&id=149

Photo

http://www.rom.on.ca/ontario/risk.php?doc_type=fact&id=149&lang=en