Video: Millions of Salmon Return Home



Every four years, millions of sockeye journey thousands of miles from the ocean back to their native spawning grounds in Canada’s Fraser River.

There, after eggs are laid, the parents die.

Then the cycle begins anew as the next generation of makes its way down the river and into the ocean.

 

 

This was first published by National Geographic on 16 Dec 2014.

 

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