Dung beetles have better navigational skills than you do — Quartz

Humans are so dependent on smartphones and GPS that it’s shriveling our brains. Not so for the ball-rolling dung beetle. Scientists have discovered that the tiny, excrement-feeding insect has a photographic memory, which it uses to store a mental map of the sun, moon, and stars. That celestial image then helps the beetle navigate from…

via Dung beetles have better navigational skills than you do — Quartz

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