Got milk

July 17, 2013 1:00 PM

Photo by Paula Burch-Celentano
pburch@tulane.edu

butterfly

A monarch butterfly pauses on a milkweed flower in a garden in Audubon Park near the Tulane University uptown campus. Ingesting the milkweed renders the monarch toxic and foul-tasting, protecting the butterfly from many predators.

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