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A butterfly scientist and mesmerizing Monarchs

Engraving of a Anna Maria Sibylla Merian (1647-1717) portrait by her son-in-law Georg Gsell (from Chrysalis)

“Just living is not enough, said the butterfly.¬† One must have sunshine, freedom, and a little flower.” ~ Hans Christian Andersen¬† By now you know I am fascinated by butterflies. Their magical lifecycle and the transformation they symbolize have mesmerized people for ages. I can’t help but hold my breath when one flutters by me, […]