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This audiobook tells what people believe about the monarch, why people love it, why it is important to science, the history of the monarch, the meaning of its name, and the purpose of the monarch’s life. It gives full descriptions of what the monarch looks like, its metamorphosis, and the four stages of its life.

It describes the monarch’s habitat, diseases, common predators, and what they do to avoid them, as well as the famous migration of the monarchs to Mexico and California every year. It tells of the habits of the monarch including what they eat, the importance of milkweed plants, their mating habits, and other interesting facts.

It will list the reasons why the monarch is disappearing and how several organizations are working hard to save them. There is a list of things to do to help save the caterpillars so they have the chance to become beautiful monarchs. This audiobook explains how we can keep the monarch from becoming classified as an endangered species. In the last chapter, this audiobook lists places you can go to see exhibits and the live monarch along with other butterflies.

About the expert:

Raised in the countryside of lovely central Minnesota, Jessica Dumas had plenty of butterflies around and was amazed by them. When she grew up, she married and moved to the city, had three children and a career. Her love for butterflies dwindled. Several years later her mom died from breast cancer. She left her several butterfly-related personal items. Jessica's love for butterflies was rekindled and in remembrance of her, she became an advocate and lover of butterflies with the desire to write about them. She has written poems about butterflies but this is her first butterfly book. Jessica hopes you enjoy it!

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  • 06-06-2018

Romantic science?

I have studied and reared Monarchs for many years. Bought this because it was a new title and thought I'd give it a try. If a romance novelist were to write a science book - this is what it would be like. yuck. The female stamps her feet on the host leave to identify it as milkweed? Where on earth did this come from? Identify the source, please. yuck.

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