Butterfly monarchs flew to Mexico
Annual migration of monarch butterflies – one of the most interesting events in the world of flora and fauna. Small bright insects weighing 0.5 grams crossed the Atlantic Ocean in search of heat. Monarch Butterflies from the North of Europe Winter in the Mexican States Mexico (MEXICO) and Michoacan (Michoacan), on the territory of Reserva de La Biosfera Mariposa Monarca, whose leaders from year to year are tracking unusual movements of the winged guests.
Butterfly groups have already become coming to the place of wintering, however, according to experts, several groups "Monarchs" It is still on the way: they are seen in Tamaulipas (Tamaulipas) and San Luis Potosi (San Luis Potosi) and, therefore, will arrive in the reserve in the first days of December. Opening Reserva De La Biosfera Mariposa Monarca Reserve for a general public will take place tomorrow, November 22, 2014. Tourists will be able to get acquainted with the bowl of the monarch itself and its features, so learn more interesting details about seasonal insect migrations around the world.
Unfortunately, scientists noted that this year the number of butterflies flew in Mexico by 44% less than last year. Employees of the reserve associate this sad fact with a change in the landscape: many forests in Mexico and the United States are cut down in agricultural purposes, and "Monarchum" Nowhere to winter.