Pollinator habitat in Danapure

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Last updated: December 4th, 2023

DANAPURE wetland (Colombia). Adaptation of space as a new habitat projecwi6h native plants to attract and conserve pollinators, which allow the propagation of plants and the production of fruits though the pollen they carry.

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For the Monarch Butterfly (Danaus plexipus) and the Asclepia curassavica , a wild species in danger of extinction and the only plant where they lay their eggs and on which their larva feeds, we have recovered around 50 seedlings in seedbeds.  We observe the arrival of some caterpillars, which chrysalis in 2 weeks to become butterflies.

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