the way it was in suburban habitats

Paul Cherubini monarch at
Mon Jan 21 22:42:23 EST 2002

Liz Day wrote:
> This does not seem remarkable to me, depending on what you define as
> "suburban".  The suburbs are sprawling out so far into such wild areas that
> it would not be hard to find a pretty good piece of land that is not at all
> suburban now but about to become so.

Liz, the Northeast Area Park where Roger Kuhlman saw 46 different
species of butterflies on the wing in 2001 is less than
two miles from downtown Ann Arbor, Michigan.

To me this shows how diverse the butterfly fauna can be
just a few miles from a major city center. 



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