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Ecology Fair University of Minnesota Monarch Lab

Abstracts from St. Mary of the Lake 2009

St. Mary of the Lake
4690 Bald Eagle Ave
White Bear Lake, MN 55110

Year: 2009
Teacher(s): Teresa Root

How Long Will It Take a Monarch to Get Out of a Box?

Hannah S, Brittany H

Monarch butterflies use their wings for flying and to get away from predators. So monarchs must be able to move quickly. We decided to put butterflies in a box and see how fast they could get out. We found out most of the butterflies were able to get out in less than ten seconds.


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