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Old 02-22-2010, 10:19 PM   #1
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butterfly Long-Distance Migration Shapes Butterfly Wings

Long-Distance Migration Shapes Butterfly Wings
ScienceDaily
Feb. 13, 2010

Long-distance migration shapes butterfly wings
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A University of Georgia study has found that monarch butterflies that migrate long distances have evolved significantly larger and more elongated wings than their stationary cousins, differences that are consistent with traits known to enhance flight ability in other migratory species.
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Old 03-03-2010, 01:21 AM   #2
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This is kinda cool. I'm sorta surprised all the butterfly folk missed this.
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