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Built in compass helps bats find their way home

Big brown bats use magnetic field to navigate long distance.

Bat mobile: bats can navigate 100 kilometres without using the sun or stars. Credit: Alamy


  1. HollandR. A., et al. Nature, 444. 702 (2006).

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