Misplaced monarchs: Clusters of butterflies stuck up north

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Misplaced monarchs: Clusters of butterflies stuck up north

A monarch butterfly at Point Pelee National Park in Canada. A large population of already vulnerable monarch butterflies are stuck in Canada and in the Northeast. They are late on their migration south – they should be in Texas at this time – because unusually warm weather delayed their flight and now winds and other factors aren’t making it easy or maybe even possible to go south before the coming frost.

Misplaced monarchs: Clusters of butterflies stuck up north

A monarch butterfly at Point Pelee National Park in Canada. A large population of already vulnerable monarch butterflies are stuck in Canada and in the Northeast. They are late on their migration south – they should be in Texas at this time – because unusually warm weather delayed their flight and now winds and other factors aren’t making it easy or maybe even possible to go south before the coming frost.