The monarch butterfly is one of the most beautiful insects on our planet. Each spring, it emerges from a long period of non-activity, on a mission. It must mate and lay eggs.
Monarchs are true enigmas. They appear delicate, but are resilient. They are well-studied, but still surrounded by unknowns. Now, meet the scientists trying to unravel the mysteries of the monarch. Mysteries that could one day determine the very survival of the species.
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TopicsScience and Technology
Expiration DateJuly 7, 2052 4:12 pm GMT
Embargo DateJune 7, 2022 4:34 pm BST
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