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Butterfly Phenomena

Cairo : Egypt | Mar 21, 2012 at 6:50 AM PDT
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NOVA | The Incredible Journey of the Butterflies | PBS

A Monarch's butterfly migration, is one of the most biologically amazing phenomenas, where Monarchs are considered the long-distance champions of butterfly migration, traveling as many as 4000 miles round trip. They begin their flight before the autumn cold sets in, heading south from Canada and the northern United States , to the warmer climates of California, Florida and Mexico, making the trip in two months or less with an average speed of 12miles/hour. This marathon is impossible for lions to cover.

Don't underestimate a Butterfly, it can prove tougher then the mightiest lions sometimes...

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Mariam Mourad is based in Cairo, Kairo, Egypt, and is a Stringer on Allvoices.
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