Yes, They're Monarchs
if you View Image full sizze
I'd been posting DeskTop Images 4 U.
I haven't even seen ONE This Year
They seem to have changed their Range
due to the warmer temperatures, and are
now going all the way to Canada to breed.
However, due to
Monsanto's Genetically Modified CORN**
most of them are no longer around to
complete the full life cycle, while at
the same time their Sacred Grove in
Mexico is being systematically destroyed.
Your fondest childhood memories of these
magical creatures may prove to just that..
Monsanto has spliced the genes of a
naturally occurring bacteria INTO CORN.
The Bacteria is specific to caterpillars.
Meant to kill the ickie CORN WORM (Moth),
it happens to kill ANY CATERPILLAR it
comes into contact with..
..including the Monarch that feed on the
Milkweed plants surrounding corn fields.
lotta corn fields between NJ & Old Mexico