Butterfly Icon (9k) Frankford Elementary School
Frankford, West Virginia

Frankie with box (15k) Frankie postage stamp (12k)

Frankie came from a rural school in West Virginia called Frankford Elementary School. First and third grades there gathered information on the Monarchs (and both classes had "babies" that they released and tagged in the fall).

The third grade also sent "paper monarchs" as part of the project and hope they all return in the spring with a message from their Mexican counterparts.

"Frankie" is a cuddly brown bear with a built-in backpack. He travels with his own journal and disposable camera. He has traveled across North America searching for monarch butterflies.

Frankie with students (9k)

Find out more about Frankie -
What did he see in México?
Read about his latest adventures


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