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Monarch Butterflies Employ a Sun Compass on Their Long-Distance Migration

Published Dec 15 2021 at 4:41 PM GMT
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  • Monarch butterflies are famous for their annual long-distance migration, which takes them over several thousand kilometres from the north of the USA to their overwintering habitat in central Mexico.
  • On their migration, the conspicuously orange-black-white colored butterflies use sun information as main orientation reference.
  • But how is sun information processed in the butterfly’s brain' Previous.




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  • Published Dec 15, 2021 4:41 PM GMT