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monarch

1. a sovereign head of state, esp a king, queen, or emperor, who rules usually by hereditary right
2. a large migratory butterfly, Danaus plexippus, that has orange-and-black wings and feeds on the milkweed plant: family Danaidae

Monarch

A data capture program from Datawatch Corporation, Chelmsford, MA, (www.datawatch.com), that is used to transfer data from mainframe and minicomputer reports to the PC. It uses report files that contain data ready to print. Users identify the data directly from the report format on screen, and the program copies the data into the fields of various database or spreadsheet formats for the PC.
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To survey these colonies, biweekly trips were made to colonies with a historic presence of butterflies, and the location and perimeters occupied by monarchs was determined using a spatial analysis software," said the environmental organization, indicating that the study recorded nine monarch butterfly colonies, both inside and outside the Monarch Butterfly Reserve.
federal government to protect the monarch butterfly species.
The Monarch butterfly (Danaus plexippus) is one of the world's larger, more spectacular butterflies with a wing span of about 10cm, and with tawny orange wing colouring and black markings.
I have heard that the Monarch butterfly, Every year thousands of miles can fly, To a distant country, lay her eggs on the way, Travels back all that way another day.
The monarch butterfly, royally adorned in black, white and reddish-orange and able to migrate as far as 2,800 miles, is a true wonder of nature.
Without this cold exposure, the monarch butterfly would continue flying south.
More than 400 guests, in the presence of Mexican President Felipe Calderon, gathered for the IMAX 3D screening which tells the story of the Monarch Butterfly - one of the great natural mysteries of the world.
With the help of more than 50 close-up photographs, readers will learn about the life-cycle of the Monarch butterfly and how to encourage populations in their own backyards.
Declining monarch butterfly populations in the US have been troubling naturalists for more than a decade.
This interactive learning experience comprises a series of lesson plans: students study the life cycle of the monarch butterfly through viewing time-elapsed nature footage, move their bodies to specific musical accompaniment to demonstrate metamorphosis, retell their understanding in their own words and drawings, and perform the butterfly life cycle.
The study of the beautiful monarch butterfly lends itself to a vast array of subject matter, and offers the opportunity to meet a large and varied number of standards and objectives for many grade levels.