Pigeon with Compass Attached

Pigeon with Compass Attached

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Credit: JIM AMOS/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: Italian researchers, led by Dr. Floriano Papi, attached a compass to this pigeon to records its movements. Dr. Papi studied the role of olfaction in the birds' ability to navigate.

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