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White Storks stand on a road in the Israeli annexed Golan Heights,... News PhotoAnimal,Bird,Environment,Environmental Issues,Golan Heights,Horizontal,Illustration,Illustration Technique,Middle East,Nature,Offbeat,Road,Syria,White StorkPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPWhite Storks stand on a road in the Israeli annexed Golan Heights, near the border with Syria, on May 7, 2013. The birds are long-distance migrants, traveling to Europe and Africa and avoiding crossing the Mediterranean Sea by making a detour via the Levant as they depend on air thermals during their flight which do not form over a large body of water. AFP PHOTO/Menahem KAHANA (Photo credit should read MENAHEM KAHANA/AFP/Getty Images)