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by Kristen Weir
The Arctic Tern can travel more than 49,000 miles every year as it makes its round-trip trek between the Arctic and Antarctica. In contrast, the Jemez Mountains salamander never moves more than 10 feet from its home. Scientists have long known that if you want to protect a species and its habitat, the first step is finding where it is and where it’s going. “Animals move in all sorts of ways and places and spatial scales,” says David Mehlman, director of The Nature Conservancy’s Migratory Bird Program. “To fully conserve them, we have to protect all the places they go.”
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