For most of us, the biggest migration we make to fill our most basic needs is a trip to the grocery store. Animals, however, are willing to go the distance, sometimes crossing oceans and continents in search of the perfect meal, climate, or place to lay their eggs. Click through to check out some of the most amazing animal migrations on the planet.
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Is there a lake underneath all of those birds? There must be! The flamingos that make their home on the lakes of Kenya’s Rift Valley are in search of the green algae that gives them their signature color.
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2. African Elephants
The most traveled elephants on the planet make their home in the extreme conditions of the Malian desert. Water, as you might expect, is in short supply, so the elephants travel up to 300 miles a year to find it.
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