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Does the Arctic Tern have the longest migration route?

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The Arctic Tern is famous for it's migration, traveling from its Arctic breeding grounds to the Antarctic and back again each year. Each migration the bird sees 2 summers and is exposed to more sunlight than any other animal on the planet. The Arctic Tern, in an average lifetime (which may be 30 years at the most), will have flown the distance to the moon and back; this is equivalent to about 500,000 miles or 800,000 kilometers.