The Poetry of Science

Episode 75: Shrinking Monarchs

November 9, 2020

This episode explores new research, which has found that the wing length of the monarch butterfly has evolved in response to migration habits.


Read this episode’s science poem here.

Read the scientific study that inspired it here.

Read ‘of a butterfly in el barrio or a stranger in paradise’ by Jesús Papoleto Meléndez here.


Music by Rufus Beckett.


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