Lila Higgins

Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County

Guest/KCRW Staff

Director of the community science program at the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County.

Lila Higgins on KCRW

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Troubled lives of monarch butterflies … just got worse

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Southern California doesn’t experience the seasons like a lot of America. The only things that fall from palm trees are fronds.

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Southern California doesn’t experience the seasons like a lot of America. The only things that fall from palm trees are fronds.

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On full and new moons, during their spring and summer mating season, thousands of grunion ride the high tide up onto the beach to spawn.

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