Learn more about the Red Knot, a type of migratory shorebirds. Every May, vast swarms of horseshoe crabs crawl onto the shore of Port Royal Sound to lay millions of eggs. They serve as an important food source for the Red Knot.
Another video about the migratory Red Knot. These shorebirds make a very important stopover in New Jersey to feed on horseshoe crabs and their eggs.
Migratory birds and their migration patterns are frequently used as examples of cyclical animal behaviors. This video instead looks at the vertical migration of marine organisms and the schooling and aggregation in fishes.
Practice Cyclic Behavior of Animals questions
With this KWL Chart, reflect on your prior knowledge of a concept, come up with questions you’re curious about, and come up with answers from the reading.
Find out about "wildlife" corridors and how they can help wildlife.
Are viruses threatening wild salmon? Some people are afraid they are.
Learn how one of the largest reptiles on the planet keeps on track.