|Area occupied by over-wintering Monarchs- Monarch Watch|
|"It will never get off the ground!" - REK|
“The best moment was when the first butterfly with the tag took off and landed on a flower and foraged, and then really flew with the tag. Initially it is a little hard because they have a little weight that they have to get adjusted to, but then when they fly off, it’s like a launch of a satellite,” Wikelski says. “It’s so amazing because we didn’t know if it would work, and now we know that they fly with the tag and we can follow them, so this is really an amazing advancement in science and understanding of these insects.”I suspect our black bears will refuse to wear their old collars when they hear of this technological breakthrough.