Here are some fun monarch butterfly facts:
Monarchs typically ride air currents of 800-1200 feet, The highest recorded was 11,000 feet!
Monarchs fly at a rate of 10-12 MPH.
Monarchs travel an average of 25 miles a day.
The largest known monarch migration site in Mexico is 216.21721 square miles.
Monarchs can flap their wings 120 times a minute.
A group of monarchs is called a congregation.
A group of monarch caterpillars is called an army.
A newly hatched caterpillar gains about 2,700 times its original weight before reaching chrysalis stage.
A large caterpillar can eat an entire milkweed leaf in less then 4 minutes.