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November 2013

Oh the Weather Outside is Frightful…

Unlike the popular winter song, wildlife species can’t sit by a nice fireplace when the winter weather arrives in earnest.  On the Frontenac Arch, winter is on the way and for many species that means it’s time to find the way out.  Many species obviously migrate to a variety of wintering habitats to the south and for some it is quite a journey.  Osprey for example can migrate as far as South America, travelling over 160,000 km in a lifetime.  Monarch butterflies have a very unique migration story, as generations that live in Ontario and have never seen their winter grounds in Mexico are abl

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