On the Move
October 15, 2020
Some animals travel long distances when they migrate, or move from one place to another. They migrate for different reasons. Some animals migrate to find food. Others do so to breed. Often, animals migrate when the seasons change. Many travel hundreds of miles.
Scientists tracked the land mammals that traveled the farthest. The scientists measured the distance from the animals’ starting point to their destination and back again. Here are the five land mammals that cover the most distance.