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Swarms of butterflies make their way to the mountains of Mexico to spend their winters resting. A special hummingbird camera catches breathtaking images.

Many birds in the southern parts of the world migrate north for the winter. This is because it gets colder in the Southern Hemisphere as you go south toward the South Pole. The carmine bee-eater is a bird that travels north to pass the winter. It lives in South Africa during the summer months. When the temperature cools, it migrates to east Africa.

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Making Connections


Which was your favorite animal to learn about in this book? Why?


Have you read other books about migration? What new information did you learn in this Earth Cycles book?


Do some humans migrate? Try and think of some examples.Why do people migrate?

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