‘Mygrations’ Can mankind, and a Pagosa Springs resident, survive nature’s deadliest migration?

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Photo courtesy National Geographic Channels/ Ian and Natasha Dray Jessie Krebs, from Pagosa Springs, is a “Mygrations” herd member, as well as a former survival, evasion resistance and escape (SERE) specialist with the U.S. Air Force.
Photo courtesy National Geographic Channels/
Ian and Natasha Dray
Jessie Krebs, from Pagosa Springs, is a “Mygrations” herd member, as well as a former survival, evasion resistance and escape (SERE) specialist with the U.S. Air Force.

By Julie Frazier
Special to The SUN

Each spring, in a desperate bid for survival, 1.3 million wildebeests race hundreds of miles north from the dry southern Serengeti plains to the lush grasses of the Maasai Mara in Kenya. It’s an incredibly dangerous journey through a landscape dominated by apex predators, including lions, leopards, hyenas and crocodiles. Tens of thousands of wildebeests won’t make it — so how will humans fare?

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