We are all aware of the great migrations animals make annually, heading from the cold wintery temperatures of one country to the warmer climes of another for the summer. But have you ever stopped to think which creature, whether it be mammal, fish, bird, reptile, amphibian or insect has travelled the furthest? If you had to guess would you put your money on the migration of a wildebeest across the Miasai Mara, the tiny Monarch butterfly or even us, humans travelling on foot being the furthest distance travelled by a living thing? This infographic looks into this further and charts the distance of 12 of the longest journeys by living things ever recorded so next time you are sat in the airport waiting to fly off on your family holiday you can be safe in the knowledge that a tiny butterfly is capable of flying further than you are about to!
This infographic was supplied by TravelSupermarket.com