Friday, 8 January 2016

What is the mountain of butterflies - Google Doodle for Monarch Butterfly Discovery

January 9th 2016 Google homepage, Artist Kevin Laughlin recognizes the 41st anniversary of an incredible discovery and the singularly awesome beauty of the monarch butterfly.

In 1975, after a decades long search that involved thousands of volunteers and spanned an entire continent, Ken Brugger and Catalina Trail unlocked one of nature's most beautiful mysteries: the overwintering place of the monarch butterfly. 

The Monarch Butterfly Biosphere Reserve is a World Heritage Site containing most of the over-wintering sites of the eastern population of the monarch butterfly. You can watch this video and get more details...
 What is the mountain of butterflies