Kids

Animals on the Move

  • By North Carolina Zoo

Read about how animals migrate with the changing seasons and learn how to build a compass that will show you which way is North.

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Many animals, including this tiny ruby-throated hummingbird, migrate during the year. They change locations to find food, better climates, and places to have their babies. Learn more about migration and experiment with building a simple compass that will point North.

Click to print the activity and experiment sheet.

Kids Week is presented by The North Carolina Zoo


The North Carolina Zoo invites you to an adventure as big as all outdoors!

Visit the North Carolina Zoo and connect with wildlife from two different continents as you explore 500 acres of exhibits carefully constructed to resemble natural habitats. Walk from Africa’s grasslands to North America’s Arctic coast and learn how the Zoo works to conserve and protect wild things and wild places.

For tickets and additional information, visit nczoo.com.

The North Carolina Zoo

4401 Zoo Parkway
Asheboro, N.C. 27205
(800) 488-0444

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