Did you know that the lovely butterfly flittering in your lawn is an insect that we love? The beautiful butterfly is such light weight creature that it can just drift with the wind seamlessly. It seems as though there is no effort required to float into the sky.
These beautiful creatures are the masterpieces drawn artistically by the painter who is none other than Mother Nature. When I watch them, it seems to me like an artist has painted his masterpiece in orange and black with white markings on their wings.
I remember seeing them in plenty when I was a kid. Sadly, I don’t recall observing even a single one from past ten years in the location where I am staying now which an urban part is of heavily populated town.
The number of monarchs is declining; they will soon be listed as endangered species. The reasons are obvious – loss of habitats, extreme weather conditions, freezing temperatures and decreasing presence of milkweed plants.
Butterflies are a necessary part of our eco-system because they pollinate plants which are our main source of food.
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