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Exploring the
Monarch's Winter Habitat in Mexico

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Too Cold to Fly? The Effects of Temperature on Fall Migration



Monarchs migrate to an astonishingly small region in Mexico. They gather on only 12 mountaintop sanctuaries. Explore the unique conditions monarchs need to survive the winter, from November until mid-March.

Essential Question
What conditions make the monarch's overwintering habitat in Mexico ideal for survival?


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