By Claire Preston
These five animals make five gruelling treks every year. How do they do it? Keep reading to find out!
The Five Greatest Migrations in the World
Being born. Taking your first step. Losing your first love. Getting married. Giving birth. We’re no strangers to journeys. They propel life forward. Take Five’s regular contributor, Stephanie Bonner, is taking...
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Migration... An Incredible Journey
As the planet’s arteries harden with asphalt, concrete, and contaminants, the spaces that migratory species need to survive are vanishing. Someday, there may be “no flow to go with,” unless we make way.
Barren-Ground Caribou Interactive Quiz
Barren ground caribou are famous for their enormous herds and long treks. They move in herds of thousands between their winter and summer ranges. Some migrations can be close to 800 kilometres long, one-way....
Humpback Whale Interactive Quiz
The migration path of the humpback whale, covering over 8000 km per year, is among the largest of any mammal. Their impressive migration route is one of the most well-documented of all marine mammals. The...
Leatherback Sea Turtle Interactive Quiz
The leatherback seaturtle ranges further than any other reptile, with single turtles migrating across entire ocean basins. Leatherbacks can be found in the tropical, temperate, and boreal, or northernmost, waters...
Monarch Interactive Quiz
The monarch is famous for its spectacular migration to overwintering sites in Mexico and California, a trip of up to 4,000 km. Test your knowledge about monarch migrations with this quiz, and if you have fun,...