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11th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Mission of the Monarch Monarchs use air currents and thermals to travel long distances; flying as far as 3,000 miles south to reach their winter home (usually Mexico) The particular Monarch pictured

Mission of the Monarch Monarchs use air currents and thermals to travel long distances; flying as far as 3,000 miles south to reach their winter home (usually Mexico) The particular Monarch pictured below managed to make it all the way to Guatemala

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Date Taken: 12.2012
Date Uploaded: 03.2013
Photo Location: Guatemala
Copyright: © Joshua Unsdorfer