The Monarch Monitoring Project is a long-term study on monarch migration through Cape May, NJ. It is a part of the New Jersey Audubon Research Department, and closely affiliated with the Cape May Bird Observatory.

Saturday, October 15, 2011

Monarchs in Popular Science!

Hi Everyone!
      Just wanted to get this article on the blog for everyone to read.  Evolutionary biologist Jaap de Roode of Emory University studies how monarch butterflies use plant-based medicine to thwart parasites. It's pretty amazing that an insect could be self medicating! Cool! Link to Popular Science!  

Have a wonderful weekend and remember to keep your eyes peeled for more migrating Monarchs!

See you around the Point,
2011 MMP Intern

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