News tagged with monarch butterfly

Monarch butterflies with a heavy load

(PhysOrg.com) -- Scientists have succeeded for the first time in fitting monarch butterflies with a radio transmitter and in tracking them from an aircraft over a long distance on their flight northwards during ...

Jul 24, 2009 3.5 / 5 (2) 0

Genetic basis for migration

Scientists studying Eastern North American monarch butterflies (Danaus plexippus) have uncovered a suite of genes that may be involved in driving the butterflies to migrate towards Mexico for the winter. Their research, publis ...

Mar 31, 2009 4 / 5 (1) 0
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