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In the migratory marathon, parasitized monarchs drop out early
...ust uncovered why it is so. Explanation : infected monarchs
quite don't make it while migrating long distances...t species. Emory University researchers found that monarchs
infected with a protozoan parasite fly slower, tire out faster and expend more energy flying than he...
CU, USDA team to curb two invasive, poisonous vines
...in the migratory range of monarch butterflies. The monarchs
lay their eggs on milkweed, and their larvae eat i...s a primary food. Studies have shown that when the monarchs
lay their eggs on pale or black swallow-wort, the larvae die within three days. DiTommaso and his g...
Polynesia explorers created worldwide web of scientific knowledge
...high-ranking naval officers, ministers of state or monarchs
?wealthy men who paid them to be reporters, but who also had their own "conceptions of truth." In such a dynamic, travelers were obliged to write with their "guardians of privilege" uppermost in their minds. Although traveler-naturalists expected th...