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    Re: Dung beetles navigate by stars
    From: Bruce J. Pennino
    Date: 2015 Aug 29, 13:33 -0600
    Very useful to know?

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    From: "Ed Popko"
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    Sent: 29 Aug 2015 11:52:02 -0700
    Subject: [NavList] Dung beetles navigate by stars

    Well, we have to admit it. We are not the only ones out there at night trying to set a course line from Sun, Moon and stars.

    A recent study claims dung beetles use the Sun, the Moon and even the Milky Way - to navigate a straight line while rolling their balls of dung.

    http://www.theverge.com/2015/8/29/9222765/dung-beetles-sky-moon-navigate-polarized-light-roll-poop

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