A newly documented 500-kilometer trek by a herd of zebras wins the prize for the longest point-to-point mammalian migration in Africa. Although wildebeests were previously thought to make the farthest journey on the continent, the newfound distance bests them by just a few kilometers, The New York Times reports. Their round-trip voyage between Botswana and Namibia, described in Oryx, was calculated after tracking six female zebras with GPS-equipped collars.
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