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Mysteries of Great Migrations
Birds, butterflies, and beasts take off on epic migrations. What guides these animals into the unknown?
Path of the Jaguars
Jaguars travel on pathways that weave a web through 18 countries. Follow the routes of these wandering big cats through the jaguar corridors.
Painting the Sky
A brilliant blur as it plucks a butterfly from the air, the European bee-eater leads a colorful life on three continents.
Come October, whooping cranes prepare for an ancient ritual, the weeks-long journey from Canada to their Texas wintering grounds.
Once a year, the elephant seals of South Georgia Island come ashore to mate. See photos and read about the behemoths from the 2008 story.
Heartbreak on the Serengeti
To the Maasai it's the place where land runs on forever, but beyond the protected core of the wildscape, land is running out.
Kingdom of the Blue Whales
Off the shores of Costa Rica, scientists study a stronghold of whales that once hovered near extinction.
Zebras: Born to Roam
Celebrated for their epic journey, East Africa's zebras follow the rain in one of the greatest migratory shows on Earth.
Wings of the Albatross
Carried by the longest wingspans of any bird, they soar for thousands of miles without ever setting webbed foot on land.
The Monarch's Winter Home
Discover the spectacular secret hideaway of monarch butterflies in the August 1976
The biggest and deepest-diving of all turtles, leatherbacks journey from Canada to nesting beaches on the sun-soaked shores of the Caribbean.
Long Journey of the Pacific Salmon
Pacific salmon return to their birthplaces to spawn and die. Read more in the July 1990
Africa's Flying Foxes
Decimation of these bats could have a devastating effect on tropical ecosystems on three continents. Read more about these endangered bats.
Scientists focus on the sensory systems of migratory creatures and come up with surprising answers to the question: How do they navigate?
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