Butterfly tagged in Kentucky found in Mexico

Published: Sep. 10, 2021 at 10:50 AM EDT
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FRANKFORT, Ky. (WYMT) - A Monarch butterfly from Kentucky turned up in Mexico recently.

Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources tagged the butterfly in October during a research project.

The butterfly was originally found in Perryville at the Perryville Battlefield Sate Historic Site.

In total, the Monarch’s trip was 1,600 miles.

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