The New Yorker: Dung Beetles, Dancing to the Milky Way

In 2003, [scientists Marie Dacke, Eric Warrant,] and others discovered that nocturnal dung beetles can navigate by the polarized light of the moon—the first animal shown to do so, although many probably can, Warrant said. ‘But we noticed that on many nights the moon didn’t come up until much…

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    such a good article and really good to pair with that tedtalk from a few months ago about how dung beetles navigate...
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