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How is this year's migration route changed?

In fall 2008, the first changes since 2001 were made in (1) the route and (2) the winter homes for the ultralight-led cranes. Look at the map to answer:

1. Which state was added to the new travel route?

2. The young cranes will be divided into groups when they reach Florida. How many winter homes will the groups be taken to?

The new route is farther (direction) _____ than the old route. Why do you think this change was made? (Study the topography.) More later!

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