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Monarch Butterflies Threatened Due To North American Habitat Loss
2014-06-05 11:57:41

Populations of monarch butterflies are projected to decline in eastern North America and a new study published today in the Journal of Animal Ecology concluded that habitat loss in North America would be to blame.

Monarch Butterfly Migration Tracked
2013-08-07 13:18:09

Researchers have tracked the tricky migration patterns of monarch butterflies and revealed new details about the majestic insect's life cycle in the process.

New Study Reveals That Butterflies Know Exactly Where To Go
2012-03-21 06:30:50

New research provides scientists with details about the migratory patterns of monarch butterflies and their endangered habitats.

2011-10-07 13:36:37

A new University of Guelph study shows that gray jays hoping to survive and reproduce through Canada’s harsh winters need to be able to store food in the right kinds of trees.

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2011-04-06 11:10:47

Sex or nice weather - that's the agonizing choice some birds face, according to a new University of Guelph study.


Word of the Day
megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.