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The monarch odyssey is the most famous of butterfly migrations. But this insect is only one of more than 17,000 butterfly species that range from the tropics to the Arctic. Nearly 300 species are resident in Canada, and 138 of those can be found in Ontario.
The south shore in Prince Edward County is a rare natural area amid southern Ontario’s rampant development. Why protecting the shore’s natural bounty presents a rare opportunity to preserve biodiversity.
Why are some plants poisonous? What evolutionary purpose does toxicity serve? After all, many plants depend on insects and other animals to disperse their seeds and pollen.
By Dan Schneider and Peter Pautler
Noah Cole is Ontario Nature’s communications technician and a regular contributor to Ontario Nature's blog and ON Nature magazine. Noah is an accomplished naturalist with a passion for protecting the great outdoors and a nature photographer. Noah is the author of Ontario Wildlife Photography (canadianimages.net).