Monarch butterflies sightings have been reported in Grand Marais, MN as they migrate north. Monarchs are the ONLY butterfly known to make a two-way migration! Guinness World Records lists a monarch butterfly as flying 2,880 miles to hold the record for the longest insect migration.

Monarch Butterfly Fun Facts: #1. They eat 200 times their weight in milkweed! #2. The color orange is a sign to predators that the monarch will taste bad or be toxic. #3. They live 2-6 weeks. #4. They smell with their antennae.

Check out this link to learn more about monarch butterflies, report a sighting or watch updates about the spring migration:


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