7. Monarch Butterflies
They may be small, but monarch butterflies migrate large distances. The butterflies spend their summers in the Northern half of the United States, as well as Canada, and, as it gets cooler, migrate south to Mexico. They’ve even been known to cross the Atlantic Ocean, occasionally showing up in the United Kingdom!
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8. Sooty Shearwaters
In terms of sheer distance, Sooty Shearwaters take the cake. These seabirds have been documented traveling nearly 40,000 miles, taking giant figure eights all around the Pacific ocean. They lay their eggs in New Zealand, and hit the skies, traveling back and forth to such far-away places as Alaska, Japan, and Mexico.
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