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Two-year-old Wren Jansen releases monarch butterfly in Oct. 2014.

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Monarch flies 1,247 miles to Mexico

A monarch butterfly tagged in Camp Verde and videotaped being released by a 2-year-old was discovered 1,247 miles away in Mexico, "the farthest known distance flown from a monarch tagged in Arizona," said Gail Morris, Southwest Monarch Study Coordinator.