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Lowly dung beetles look to Milky Way for navigation

January 24, 2013

Lowly dung beetles look to Milky Way for navigation

Dung beetles rely on the Milky Way.

It’s not GPS, but it seems to work just as well.

According to a new study published by Lund University of Sweden, the lowly dung beetle uses the Milky Way for navigating, a first for the insect world.

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