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Millions of Butterflies Begin Migration to Mexico

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November 22, 2011
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As Monarch butterflies migrate to Mexico's forested mountains in Michoacan, biologists fear droughts in the US and Mexico will affect their numbers.


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AFP (Apr. 1, 2014) — The Natural History Museum released hundreds of butterflies on Monday during the photo call for the opening of the "Sensational Butterflies" exhibition in London. Duration 00:40 Video provided by AFP
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Tanzania: The Serengeti Must Survive

Tanzania: The Serengeti Must Survive

Deutsche Welle (Aug. 26, 2013) — The Serengeti National Park is in danger. Climate change, poaching and a constantly growing population in the immediate surrounding area are threatening to disrupt animal migration and destroy the whole eco-system. Millions of animals move about the savanna in search of food and water, but climate change has altered the rainy and dry seasons. That affects many animals' food sources. We look at how the Frankfurt Zoological Society is working together with park authorities to save the animals' habitat.
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Salmon Migrate by Truck During Calif. Drought

Salmon Migrate by Truck During Calif. Drought

AP (June 16, 2014) — In drought-stricken California, young Chinook salmon are hitting the road, not the river, to get to the Pacific Ocean. Millions of smolts are hitching rides in tanker trucks because the annual migration to the ocean is too dangerous for them. (June 16) Video provided by AP
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Mutant Butterflies Found Near Fukushima

Mutant Butterflies Found Near Fukushima

Newsy (Aug. 14, 2012) — Scientists at the University of Ryukyu in Okinawa found genetic mutations in butterflies collected near the Fukushima nuclear plant.
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