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Butterfly Survives Illinois Winters

by Dee Hudson Photography

As the temperatures drop below freezing, I find myself wondering where this Mourning Cloak butterfly will stay during Illinois’s cold winter. Perhaps it will find a cozy tree hole, a warm hollow log or nestle in a space behind some tree bark. 299 more words

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The Many Faces of Mourning Cloaks

Norbert Kondla, our good colleague from Alberta, has recently posted to Flickr some new pics of Mourning Cloaks in his collection.  And what variation!  As we noted here last spring, Cloaks in the mid-Atlantic vary from the very dark… 178 more words

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