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Count Marks Sharp Drop in Monarch Butterflies Wintering in California

The number of monarchs wintering in California has dropped to a five-year low, despite more volunteers counting more sites in search of the orange-and-black insect that is arguably the most admired of North American butterflies, a report said on Friday.

 

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