Monarch Butterflies

Photo: USFWS Mountain-Prairie, Monarch on the milkweed (Some rights reserved) The monarch butterfly (Danaus plexippus) is a milkweed butterfly (subfamily Danainae) in the family Nymphalidae. HeadlinesBeloved monarch butterflies are now listed as endangered – NPRMigratory monarch butterfly now Endangered – IUCN Red List‘A cause for worry’: Mexico’s monarch butterflies drop by 26% in yearHow a poisonous …