Something Interesting

I learned something interesting today;
dung beetles navigate by using the milky way!
That’s all very well if they travel at night
but what, I wonder, do they do if they
want to travel by day?

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Five people shared the Ig Nobel prize for Biology this year for that piece of research! (I wonder how much it cost.)


5 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. julespaige
    Nov 07, 2013 @ 18:32:41

    Oh, brother. Which is better to know about the dung beetle or to understand that after four years two doctors discovered that 97% of us have an additional ligament in our knees?


  2. julespaige
    Nov 08, 2013 @ 13:02:51

    Not sure – even after trying to read the article. Just another part to go bad and give us grief or is it able to protect the parts we knew we had?


  3. dragonscaleclippings
    Nov 08, 2013 @ 13:35:36

    oh this made me laugh!


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