Migrating Monarch Butterflies

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Wednesday afternoon, September 13th, between 3:30 and 4:10 P.M., there were literally
hundreds of Monarch butterflies assembling  on the Northside of the Kansas State Capitol


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grounds in several different trees.  A fascinating sight to observe clusters of Monarchs
that normally would try to elude you during the mid-Summer months.

For more information about Monarch butterflies and their migration go to:
Monarch Watch

 

All photos 2000 by don Palmer