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Are some great animial migrations in peril? listen

11/30/10 Seán Kinane
WMNF Drive-Time News Tuesday
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What drives billions of animals to make epic migrations every year and how are migrations being affected by habitat destruction and climate change?

To address these important ecological questions, WMNF spoke with Karen Kostyal, author of the National Geographic book Great Migrations. It's is a companion to the National Geographic Television series of the same name.

"Well, I think there are two really compelling reasons animals migrate. We've called them the 'need to feed' and the 'n...

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