Concise Guide to Insects

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So when the temperature drops down really low, you'll see millions of Monarchs just festooning these beautiful trunk clusters. Some species will delight or perch on chosen perches. Some species will gather at shallow mud puddles or wet sandy areas, sipping the mineral-rich water. Occasionally a taxonomist will believe that he or she has discovered a "new to science" species and will describe it's characteristics and publish a name for it.

Pages: 256

Publisher: Parragon Book Service Ltd (June 1, 2008)

ISBN: 1407511327

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