California mice eat monarch butterflies

Journal Reference: Sara B. Weinstein, M. Denise Dearing. Harvest mice ( Reithrodontomys megalotis) consume monarch butterflies ( Danaus plexippus ). Ecology, 2021; DOI: 10.1002/ecy.3607 In a new study, University of Utah biologists found that mice at California monarch overwintering sites can also consume monarch butterflies. Working at one of the largest monarch aggregations outside of … Read more