Location of the Monarch Overwintering Sites in Mexico
Why is This Place So Special for Monarchs?
Monarchs travel to a very small region in Mexico from across eastern
You can see it on
the map below. The
region is only 73 miles wide and, within the region,
only 12 places have the habitat the butterflies need to survive
do the monarchs select? Put
your mouse over the map and see!
- Why do
you think the monarchs choose these sites?
Look at the
map carefully. Then explore more...>>