The Monarch butterfly is one of over 5,000 butterfly species found in the diverse ecosystems of North America. This beautifully illustrated 12-panel laminated folding guide highlights over 70 familiar and unique species, information on their life cycle and features illustrations of common caterpillars and pupae. Ideal for citizen science programs.
Zoologist Jim Kavanagh has made a career out of introducing novices to plants, animals, the sciences and world cultures. In addition to creating over 500 simplified nature guides, he has also authored guides to languages, cities and outdoor skills. An avid traveller and backpacker, Kavanagh's path has taken him around the world to many remote destinations including the upper Amazon, Africa, Australia, and the Arctic Circle (and this is just the As). He is also the author of a series of state-specific guides to common species and natural attractions and a children's book on evolution.