Science Extra Credit

Updated: 2/11/2021
Science Extra Credit

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  • The parent Monarch butterfly lays about 400 eggs, but only about 8 butterflies survive to become an adult
  • Overproduction
  • The White Monarch has been found in, Australia, New Zealand, and the U.S., They act like normal monarchs but are just a white color.
  • Variation
  • The normal Monarch butterfly has been found in the U.S., Southern Canada, South America, and the Caribbean. The Monarch is considered a milkweed butterfly in the family Nymphalidae.
  • The main time the Monarch butterflies have competition is when they are caterpillars. food for them is very scarce and since a lot of eggs are laid, the caterpillars are going to fight for food.
  • Competition