Animal Journeys

Animal Journeys

Extrodinary Land, Sea and Air Migrations

DVD - 2011
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Two amazing programmers following some of the champion travelers of the natural world on their unbelievable odysseys. What compels animals and even certain plants to embark upon such great journeys, pulling off remarkable navigational feats along the way? Volume 1 topics: humpback whale, snow geese, Monarch butterfly, caribou, Pacific salmon; Volume 2 topics: sea turtles, eels, plants, wildebeests, rattlesnakes
Publisher: [United States] : Worldwide Media, 2011
ISBN: 9781591632443
Branch Call Number: DVD 591.568 Animal 2011
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (50 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in
Additional Contributors: Worldwide Media (Firm)


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Feb 27, 2014

This is a 52-minute documentary about land, sea and air migrations of animals as well as voyages of plants.
1) Ocean Voyager : Humpback Whale survive for up to 4 months depending on body fat alone. Average weight: 36,000 kilograms

2) Long Haul Flight : Snow Geese are found in Greenland, Canada, Alaska, the northerneastern tip of Siberia and North America.
Nesting grounds: The Arctic tundra

3) An Aerial Epic : Monarch Monarch butterflies are found in New Zealand, Australia, Europe and North America.
Milkweed is the only plant that can nourish their caterpillars.

4) Arctic Marathon : Caribous are found in Alaska, Canada and Greenland.
Wintering grounds: Central Alaska

5) Home Run : Pacific Salmon undergo change in color and shape before breeding.
Breeding waters: Estuaries of Alaskan rivers.

6) Ocean Drifters : The Olive Ridley, also known as the Pacific Ridley, is one of the smallest species of Sea Turtles.
They migrate from the east coast of Brazil to the Atlantic island of Ascencion.

7) The Long Return : Eels take one year to migrate from the Pacific Ocean to the rivers of Southeast Australia.
Peculiarity: Die after mating

8) Global Invasion : Plants are one of nature's greatest travelers.
Dandelions, Burdocks and Coco palms are all great travelers.

9) African Trek : Wildebeest are commonly seen grazing antelopes that live in huge herds on the plains of
Breeding grounds: The Serengeti

10) Desert Challenge : Rattlesnakes (commonly known as Pit Vipers) have a rattle at the end of their tail to warn enemies. They return to their original nest after traveling for a year or so.


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