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Customs Agents Stop Plant-Eating Caterpillars Headed For California

Customs Agents Stop Plant-Eating Caterpillars Headed For California

JASON HOPKINS IMMIGRATION AND POLITICS REPORTER . Miami customs officials stopped a package April 28 that contained 11 live caterpillars of a species that could severely damage citrus and guava plants, according to a press release from Customs and Border Protection (CBP). The seizure of insects in Miami highlights the ongoing threat local ecosystems face if exposed to […]

Local Photographer captures the beauty of the Monarch Butterfly

Local Photographer captures the beauty of the Monarch Butterfly

Here is a collage of Donna Hendricks photos of the full cycle of the Monarch butterfly, from caterpillar to butterfly.  With patience and the eye of an artist she captured this most elegant transformation. “It was such a cool thing to watch these past few weeks. I have one more that should be coming out […]