Slaughter of the Monarch

Several years ago coming back from Arizona about the end of March of first part of April we witnessed one of the saddest slaughters of nature ever.

Coming north from Searchlight, NV onto the Veterans Memorial Highway the air was alive with migrating Monarch butterflies. As they attempted to cross the highway only a few feet off the road, cars, trucks were crushing them all over the road, sucking them into their radiators by the thousands.

It was a sight to behold!!!

If it happens every year or not I cannot say.

There is a way to cut down on the massacre. People travelling on the road could pau...


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