Let's Find Monarchs!
Clues in the Milkweed Patch

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The Annual Cycle of the Monarch Butterfly


It's time to go monarch hunting in the milkweed patch. Monarch larvae leave tell-tale signs on the milkweed they eat. Do you know what to look for? Find out where monarchs of different sizes and ages can be found. Find evidence of adaptations that help monarchs grow, thrive and survive. This slideshow inspires a trip outside to explore the secrets of the milkweed patch. Let's go!