Painted lady butterflies: Track their migration from Mexico to LA to northern states

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A painted lady butterfly. Photo credit: Pixabay.

Painted lady butterflies are now flying from Mexico across Los Angeles, heading to the northern states and Canada. So while you're stuck at home, you could be doing a little citizen science work, tracking the migration of painted lady butterflies.

Butterflies are resilient little insects. Credit: Amy Jaecker-Jones.

A painted lady in its element. Credit: Amy Jaecker-Jones.



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