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Sub han Allah: Great Migrations of the Monarch Butterflies (Video)

Subhana’llah: Toucan Bird (IMAGES)

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info-pictogram1 Although they spend a lot of time in trees, they are not very good at flying. Toucans mainly travel among trees by hopping. When they do take flight, they flap their wings vigorously and glide, traveling only short distances.

Source: http://www.animalfactguide.com/

Subhana’llah: Secretarybird (IMAGES)

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info-pictogram1 A relative of the hawk, the secretary bird is the only bird of prey who does more walking than flying, up to 20 miles a day. With very large, broad wings, secretary birds are also strong fliers and use thermal air currents to rise and soar. When hunting, they stamp on the ground to flush out small animals, then run in a zigzag pattern, flapping their wings to confuse their prey.

Subhana’llah: Actias Luna Moth (IMAGES)

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info-pictogram1 The luna moth, a member of the Saturniidae family, is one of the largest moths in North America, with a wingspan of up to 4.5 inches. The pale green wings have a purple margin alone the front edges, with four eyespots on the wings that serve to confuse potential predators.

Documentary: The Incredible Journey of the Butterflies (Video)

info-pictogram1 Orange-and-black wings fill the sky as NOVA charts one of nature’s most remarkable phenomena: the epic migration of monarch butterflies across North America. NOVA’s filmmakers followed monarchs on the wing throughout their extraordinary odyssey.
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