10 Most Unique Animal Migration in the World

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A number of animals doing awesome and often mysterious migration in search of food sources, spouses, and the best place to raise a family. Of all of them, there are animals that expedition is only a few inches from his house and there is also a distance of thousands of kilometers. Here is a list of ten animal migration 2009 version by LiveScience.

1. Cicadas

After spending 17 years in the soil, insects loud, cicadas will migrate towards the outside world to come together, sang, and mating. Their performance in sync, effectively distancing cicadas from predators during the five weeks of his adult life. Migration distance cicadas diverse, ranging from a few inches to thousands of kilometers.

2. Lemming

Rodents like hamsters and mice will migrate at high speed from his native habitat, the North Pole. Some scientists say the cause of this massive migration occurs because the lemming population exploded without being accompanied by an ample food supply.Lemmings can move as far as 16 kilometers in one day.

3. Wildebeests

Animals herbivores will do anything to find greener pastures. Serengeti wildebeest and zebra and his reindeer are able roam hundreds of miles in a group to avoid the dry season in Tanzania and Kenya.

4. Green turtles

maternal instincts of a green turtle forced him back to the place of birth to start a life with his family. Green turtles who are pregnant can swim thousands of kilometers from breeding grounds in Brazil to the South Atlantic Ocean to the island of Ascension.

5. Salmon

Having spent many years at sea, the salmon will return to his birthplace in the freshwater rivers to breed and die. To achieve this end, they are willing to swim against strong currents hundreds of miles, even if it means arriving in a deplorable state.

6. Necked Hummingbird Rubi

Before flying as far as 804 kilometers to the United Center, will ruby-necked bird hummingbird perched on flowers, insects, and tree sap sucking. Birds that have a flutter superfast will consume two grams of fat, nearly twice his body weight to travel nonstop from North America across the Gulf of Mexico.

7. Monarch butterfly

migration distance is the hallmark of the Monarch butterfly. Each spring, thousands of broad-winged butterflies flew west to California and Mexico. While in summer, monarch butterflies expedition as far as 4828 kilometers through the U.S. and Canada. Until now, the cohesiveness of the Monarch butterflies migrate remains a mystery to the scientists.

8. Whooping Stork

Bird leggy one is threatened with extinction. Scientists have done a variety of ways to save this species, including teaching flying lessons. Using ultralight engines like remote-controlled cranes, whooping cranes led south to the area of protection.

9. Freshwater eels

Eels are one is ready to face the rigors since the birth of life on the water. After hatching in the Sargasso Sea, this eel swim to some sweet-water rivers in England and on the east coast of North America. On the way, their kidneys will adapt to the level of water salinity.When it is time to lay eggs, kidneys freshwater eels will return to its original state.

10. Humpback whales Squad

Humpback Whale or humpback whales maintain a record of the animals that roam the furthest distance in the world. Several whales weighs 36,000 pounds to spend his time eating tons of food in the arctic peninsula. In winter, they will swim as far as 8046 kilometers to the breeding grounds in Colombia and in the region near the equator.