March 14th Learn About Butterflies Day

Did you know there are over 20,000 species of butterflies?

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They have wing spans that range from 1/4 of an inch up to 11 inches in width.


Sadly, many only live as long as a week, while others no more than a year.

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Perhaps the best known butterfly, the Monarch, actually migrates from Mexico to Canada every year.


How to celebrate – Buy a book about butterflies and see how many different varieties you can spot. Visit a butterfly garden and just relax and enjoy. Make a butterfly garden of your own.