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Monarch Chrysalis

Do monarch butteflies' overwinter in the chrysalis form in the midwest? If you raise one during the winter, what and do you feed it until it warms up?

Wildlife Expert - Ken Burton

All Monarch populations are migratory. They congregate in the fall and fly south; midwestern populations go to Mexico. They head north again in the spring, breeding and dying along the way. Thus, they overwinter as adults on the winter grounds and the ones that return to the summer grounds are the descendants of those that left the previous year.

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