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Old 11-30-2010, 11:22 PM   #1
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Tracking of Arctic terns Sterna paradisaea reveals longest animal migration — PNAS

I've been thinking about the migratory birds today as I watch my juncos feeding (I don't know where they arrive from, other than it is north of me.)

Apparently arctic terns have the longest migratory path of any animal on earth, with some individuals logging 80,000 km a year! I get tired just thinking about it.
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