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Monarch Butterflies #313558

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Nov 19, 1987
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Santa Barbara, California: David Browning) California coast and monarch butterflies featured; scenes shown. [GIRL - says butterflies are pretty.] Migration of butterflies discussed. Wintering grounds reported removed by building starts and golf courses. [Entomologist Chris NAGANO - says if monarch wintering sites are lost, so will the butterflies.] Scientists shown tagging butterflies to study their habits. Monarch butterflies' anatomy discussed. [Coastal planner Jolie WELCH - says she wants to protect the monarch.] Butterfly parade shown. Decr. number of wintering sites mentioned.

Reporter(s):
Browning, David;
Rather, Dan
Duration:
00:02:50

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