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Seasonal Science: Raptor Migration

2 minutes 43 seconds

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Why do some birds, like raptors, move from one region to another at certain times of the year? It is all about their interactions with the environment. The primary factor is scarcity in a food source. Another factor includes changes in the weather. This episode explains the seasonal events that affect the raptor’s migration and provides a platform to investigate the types of relationships found in their ecosystem. Part of the "Seasonal Science" series.

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Runtime: 2 minutes 43 seconds

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