Scientists Discover Dung Beetles Use The Milky Way For GPS

NPR | Feb. 4, 2013 11:29 a.m.

A team of Swedish scientists has discovered that dung beetles climb on dung balls and dance around in circles before taking off. This dance is not one of joy, however — the insects are checking out the sky to get their bearings. Melissa Block and Audie Cornish have more.


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