The Monarch

Stan Gorodenski stanlep at
Mon Jul 8 02:34:48 EDT 2002

I just got back from the Pacific slope meeting of the Lep Soc. Ron
Leuschner gave a short summary of the meeting in South Carolina.
Apparently, it is now fact beyond dispute that 75% of the Monarchs died
in the freeze that had occurred in Mexico. This was caused by a rain
that preceeded the freeze. The rain got all the Monarchs wet and as a
result the normal congregating behaviour to prevent a freeze did not


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