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Monarchs & Milkweed

Sunday, April 23rd at 2:30pm 1 week ago
Royal Ontario Museum 100 Queens Park, Toronto, ON
Discover how the monarch butterfly has evolved closely alongside the milkweed, a toxic plant named for the sticky substance emitted when its leaves are damaged, in this vivid investigation presented by Cornell University's Anurag Agrawal. From exploitation to defense, find out how this inextricable and intimate relationship has has been like an arms race over the millennia. Following the lecture, copies of Monarchs and Milkweed: A Migrating Butterfly, a Poisonous Plant, and Their Remarkable Story of Coevolution will be available for sale and signing by the author.
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