Monarchs know how to take care of themselves

Alessandro Dieni: Tuesday, March 9, 2021

 

Monarchs are not immune to illnesses or parasites. In order to avoid overly high infection rates, females infected by a parasite lay their eggs on “antiparasitic” milkweed species, as though they were giving their young medicine.

by Alessandro Dieni, Mission Monarch coordinator

 

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