2nd year in Mexico

Monarch butterfly numbers off for 2nd year in Mexico

MEXICO CITY/March 5, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — The number of monarch butterflies wintering in Mexican forests declined for a second consecutive year, a government official said Monday. Alejandro Del Mazo, Mexico’s commissioner for protected areas, said the monarchs clumped in trees covering about 6.12 acres (2.48 hectares) this winter. That was down about 14.7 percent from … Continue reading Monarch butterfly numbers off for 2nd year in Mexico