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Title:
Incredible Journeys : amazing animal migrations / Dwight Holing.
Call Number:
j591.568 HOL
Publication Date:
2011.
Publisher:
New York : Kingfisher : Distributed in the U.S. by Macmillan, 2011.
Physical Description:
126 p. (some folded) : col. ill., col. maps ; 30 cm.
Notes:
"Includes poster-size fold-out pages"--Cover.

Includes index.
Contents:
The migration story -- Preparation and travel -- Finding the way -- Land -- Journeys by land -- African elephant -- Zebras -- Wildebeests -- Caribou -- Polar bears -- Emperor penguins -- Forest primates -- Mountain dwellers -- Scuttlers and sliders -- Air -- Journeys by air -- Flyways -- Seabirds -- Shorebirds -- Arctic terns -- Swallows -- Flamingos -- European white storks -- Cranes -- Songbirds -- Watefowl -- Butterflies -- Bats -- Locusts -- Water -- Journeys by water -- Blue whales -- Gray whales -- Humpback whales -- Great white sharks -- Whale sharks -- Northern bluefin tuna -- Bottlenoses and relatives -- Salmon -- European eels -- Walrus -- Elephant seals -- Sea turtles -- Krill.
Summary:
Follow the amazing migration stories of creatures as diverse as the African wildebeest, the plains zebra, the American monarch butterfly, the Mexican free-tailed bat and the Pacific bluefin tunas as they travel from one habitat to another to find food, avoid predators and extreme temperatures, or to breed.
Added Title:
Amazing animal migrations
Horizon Bib Number:
1319780
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