Monarchs, bees and other insects take over Yosemite milkweed fields

Showy milkweed defends itself from grazers by secreting a sticky latex when leaves are broken and is also poisonous to many animals. However, there are a few insects that have adapted in harmony with these plants. In this edited video produced by
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Showy milkweed defends itself from grazers by secreting a sticky latex when leaves are broken and is also poisonous to many animals. However, there are a few insects that have adapted in harmony with these plants. In this edited video produced by

Monarchs, bees and other insects take over Yosemite milkweed fields

July 13, 2017 11:58 AM