Enjoy The ‘Painted Ladies’ Butterflies While You Can

WESTMINSTER, Colo. (CBS4) – Enjoy all of the butterflies visiting the Front Range while you can.

Scientists with the Butterfly Pavilion say the cooler temperatures this weekend will encourage them to continue migrating south.

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(credit: Bill Masure)

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(credit: Bill Masure)

The foothills could see snow this weekend as a cold front moves down into the state.

While they may look like Monarchs, they’re actually called Painted Ladies.

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(credit: Bill Masure)

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(credit: Bill Masure)

The reason behind why you may have seen so many of them?

It means that there are enough habitats to support them.

LINK: The Butterfly Pavilion

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