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How many types of monarch butterflies are there?
Last Updated: 15th April, 2020
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Then, what is a group of Monarch butterflies called?
A cluster of butterflies is called a roost or a bivouac. Monarchs migrate alone.
Furthermore, can a monarch butterfly kill you? One fascinating fact about the Monarch butterfly is that it is poisonous. Not to humans, but to predators such as frogs, grasshoppers, lizards, mice and birds. The poison it has in its body will not kill these predators, but it will make them very sick.
Furthermore, what is the monarch butterfly habitat?
In the spring and summer, the monarch butterfly's habitat is open fields and meadows with milkweed. In winter it can be found on the coast of southern California and at high altitudes in central Mexico.
What is special about monarch butterflies?
Monarch butterflies travel as much as 100 miles a day during its 3,000-mile migration south. During its migration, each butterfly relies on the huge volume of food it ate when it was a caterpillar for fuel. Monarchs smell with their antennae. Nectar and water are tasted by the sensory hairs on their legs and feet.