(ScienceDaily) Dung beetles follow the milky way: Insects found to use stars for orientation

By , Posted 01/24/13

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An insect with a tiny brain and minimal computing power has become the first animal proven to use the Milky Way for orientation. Scientists from South Africa and Sweden have published findings showing the link between dung beetles and the spray of stars which comprises our galaxy.

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