Discover the reasons animals and tiny insects travel vast distances each year.
- Facts about Migrating Animals and Insects, for example:
- Leatherback turtles hold the record for longest marine migration: 20,557 km.
- European eels travel 5000km to seas in Bahamas.
- Locusts travel across Africa, the Middle East and Australia, destroying crops as they go.
Humans travel long distances for business, on holiday, visiting family
Other animals travel farther for different reasons
The Monarch Butterfly migrates in winter
Just 20mm long - it can fly 80km a day
From North America to Mexico in search of warmer weather
Herds of White-Eared Kob
Up to 1,000,000 strong
Migrate 100km ...
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