Monarch butterflies line a branch of a bush in the Pedro Herrada butterfly sanctuary in the Mexican state of Michoacan. Monarch butterfly colonies in Mexico more than doubled in size this winter after bad storms devastated their numbers a year ago, conservationists say, although the migrating insect remains under threat.
Beautiful Monarch butterflies ~ See them up close in their Ca. home... Butterfly Grove ~ Each year thousands of vibrant orange and black Monarch Butterflies flock to Pismo Beach, seeking shelter from the freezing northern winters. From late October to February, the butterflies cluster in the limbs of a grove of Eucalyptus trees at Pismo State Beach, CA. huddle by foh toh, via 500px
~Monarch Butterfly ~"His talent was as natural as the pattern that was made by the dust on a butterfly’s wings. At one time he understood it no more than the butterfly did and he did not know when it was brushed or marred." Ernest Hemingway~