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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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Environmental groups are concerned that the pollen could become trapped in milkweed, a common food for monarch butterfly larvae.
Understanding and misunderstanding the migration of the monarch butterfly Nymphalidae in North America: 1857-1995.
A significant decline in the monarch butterfly population in the past 20 years can be attributed to decreased availability of milkweed, according to the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation.
Mexican environmental authorities have managed to reduce the level of illegal logging in the Monarch Butterfly Biosphere Reserve, removing one of the threats to the survival of the protected species.
If enough people take action, something as simple as adding a few plants to your flower garden this spring can help support monarch butterfly populations.
The monarch butterfly population has been declining in recent decades.
Living Acres is a biodiversity research initiative focused on helping increase the monarch butterfly population through establishing milkweed in non-crop areas.
But despite eight or more decades of life experience, until recently, many had never gotten up close and personal with one of the most amazing creatures of North America—the monarch butterfly.
The second edition includes updated content and four new insect species: the monarch butterfly, the black swallowtail butterfly, the bessbug, and the Madagascar hissing roach!
How much farther does the northern elephant seal travel than the monarch butterfly?