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What do I do with a hurt monarch butterfly?


I found a monarch butterfly on the street. What should I do with it.

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9 Responses to “What do I do with a hurt monarch butterfly?”

  1. Sarah S

    let it go? what else could you do?

  2. Mary Smith

    Leave it be it will either heal itself or die. Nothing to do.

  3. Lilypie99

    as bad as it is, there is nothing you can do for it. maybe put it out of its pain and misery.

    unless you have a butterfly rescue and recovery in your area.

    it is sad to see even butterflies hurt.

  4. A Total Franny

    Oh, I wish I could tell you. I saw one today too, and I felt the same way. All I can say is let nature take its course. It breaks my heart to see something so beautiful in pain or broken in any way, but there isn’t much to do. I’m sorry.

  5. mksjmyd

    Nothing, They only have a 24 hour life span anyway. The most beautiful creatures leave us so quickly. There’s no such thing as first aid for a butterfly sorry.

  6. Rocky

    if you touch the butterfly it will not be able to fly ever skin oils wipe off there protective coating eithor way it will go to butterfly heaven blow a kiss and make a wish. butterflies are free

  7. ??crazzyfoal??

    well they only live a cople of days and DO NOT TOUCH IT it has like this dust on it and if the dust comes off it will die!

  8. tiger

    Unfortunately there’s nothing you can do.
    This is the season when you will see them migrating south to Texas. Unfortunately, thousands die, since they tend to fly almost at high level with automobiles. The older ones tend to die before they reach Texas and its the young ones that will roost there till spring when they will return back north where they lay their eggs on some kind of milkweed, I believe.

  9. Somebody

    The best thing you can do for it is to kill it.
    I hate saying that; it makes me so sad, but if you don’t, it will probably slowly starve to death. :(

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