Paper of the week: dung beetles like Milky Way

This week’s paper of the week shows that dung beetles use celestial features, including the Milky Way, when navigating with their fresh dung balls away from dung piles. Again, this paper shows the extraordinary talents of insects. Brilliant.

Dacke et al (2013) Dung beetles use the Milky Way for orientation. Current Biology 23: 1-3.


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