Creating a Butterfly Garden

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Upon the outstretched membranes of the butterflies' wings Nature through the long ages of development has painted a great variety of pictures. Most of them also fly in a zigzag line, and alight in a most erratic manner. The lone exception is the last generation born at the end of the summer. The garden is kept at a balmy 75 degrees Fahrenheit, the optimal temperature for the butterflies to take flight. Monarchs that live west of the Rocky Mountains will migrate to southern California for winter while monarchs that live east of the Rockies will migrate to Mexico.

Pages: 80

Publisher: Touchstone / Simon & Schuster (May 6, 1994)

ISBN: 0671892460

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