Dung Beetle Navigating From Above

Animal Facts - Dung Beetle

Dung Beetle Navigating From Above

Recent scientific studies have shown that the Dung Beetle navigates using the Milky Way, they can orientate themselves to the bright stripe of light from our galaxy and move in a line relative to this line of light. Dung Beetles have a habit of standing on top of their ball of dung, it is now believed that they are actually getting their bearings from the sky before moving on.