Desert Ant Research

Desert Ant Research

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Credit: JIM AMOS/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: Dr. Rudiger Wehner of the University of Zurich doing research on the desert ant in Tunisa. With this grid and a polarized tracking device, he discovered that desert ants use polarization patterns in the sky to find their way home after foraging for food.

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Keywords: animal, animals, ant research, biological, biology, desert ant research, dr. rudiger wehner, field research, grid, insect research, navigation, research, researcher, science, scientific, scientist, sky polarization

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