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.

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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.

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Music by Rufus Beckett.

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