The Mystery of Animal Pathfinders
NOVA Season 13

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Every year, a multitude of species travel from climate to climate living out an age-old impulse. Nova goes from the ocean floor to the forest treetops exploring the secrets of migration. Nova: Mystery of the Animal Pathfinders follows bats on their flight from Mexican caves to Maine, uncovers feeding habitats in Brazil and traces the varied path of the butterfly. In a special underwater segment, the PBS program replicates the eel's voyage from the Atlantic Ocean to the Sargasso Sea. The video presents careful research that shows migratory patterns to be both extensive and necessary.