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NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A man who was perhaps the foremost expert on North America’s iconic monarch butterfly has passed away.
Lincoln Brower died Tuesday. He was 86.
Linda Fink, his wife, confirmed Friday that Brower died at home in Nelson County, Virginia, after a long illness.
Brower studied the orange-and-black-winged insect for more than six decades. The monarch is famous for its epic migration to survive the winter, traveling 2,000-plus miles each year to the California coast and the
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