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Monarch Butterfly Comeback

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Monarch Butterfly Comeback

Monarch Butterfly Comeback

Monarch Butterfly Comeback

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Lynn Neary talks with butterfly biologist Lincoln Brower about the recovery of the monarch butterfly population. Tens of millions of butterflies were killed in Mexico after a cold, wet storm in January, 2002. Brower says the monarch population is increasing, but that logging in Mexico is still a threat to the butterflies.