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The grisly behavior of milkweed butterflies
Sep 14, 2021 07:23:55   #
srsincary Loc: Cary, NC
 
https://www.livescience.com/butterflies-drink-their-babies.html

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Sep 14, 2021 08:44:13   #
Iron Sight Loc: Utah
 
So many variations to observe.

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Sep 14, 2021 14:33:18   #
tramsey Loc: Texas
 
The insect world is a very vicious environment.

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Sep 14, 2021 23:56:30   #
srsincary Loc: Cary, NC
 
Iron Sight wrote:
So many variations to observe.


Yes, quite fascinating even if disturbing.

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Sep 14, 2021 23:58:10   #
srsincary Loc: Cary, NC
 
tramsey wrote:
The insect world is a very vicious environment.


True. But even lions (and maybe tigers) commit infanticide, whereas the monarchs here are 'merely' injuring, not killing 😬

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Sep 15, 2021 09:33:51   #
Mark Sturtevant Loc: Grand Blanc, MI
 
I have certainly never heard of that!

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Sep 15, 2021 16:42:31   #
srsincary Loc: Cary, NC
 
Mark Sturtevant wrote:
I have certainly never heard of that!


New research I think. I first saw this storybon Google news just last week I think.

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