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These High-Flying Geese Are ‘the Astronauts of the Bird World’

Each year, bar-headed geese migrate over the Himalayas from India, at sea level, to the Tibetan highlands in China and Mongolia. This journey includes an elevation change of more than 26,000 feet in eight to 12 hours. “They’re the astronauts of the bird world,” said Julia York, a graduate student at the University of Texas […]

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