Risk of extinction for monarch butterflies


Do monarchs butterflies' woes signal broader problems?

On a high mountain slope in central Mexico, a patch of fir trees looks dusted in orange and black. In fact, millions of monarch butterflies cloak the trees. The forest murmurs with the whir of their flapping wings.

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