Monday, August 15, 2022

Arthro-Pod EP 119: Monarch Butterflies on the Red List


Tune in bug lovers to learn about monarch butterflies and why they have recently been added to the IUCN Red List for endangered animals. It's sad to see such a beloved insect be added to a list that sparks concerns. There have been many problems confronting monarchs for years and now we must worry about the future for these migratory wonders. 

Tune in to learn about monarch biology, what the Red List means, and what you can do to help monarchs bounce back. 

An adult monarch sipping nectar. Photo by Jody Green. 

Show Notes

 Why do we like monarchs: 


The life of a monarch butterfly from egg to adult, by Jody Green. 

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