Tag: animals

Sea turtles navigate using magnetic fields

In the sea and on land.

Article by Rachel Feltman at The Washington Post

Citing research by J Rogrer Brothers and Kenneth J. Lohmann in Current Biology http://www.cell.com/current-biology/abstract/S0960-9822(14)01638-8

http://www.washingtonpost.com/news/speaking-of-science/wp/2015/01/15/sea-turtles-use-the-earths-magnetic-field-to-find-their-beach-of-origin/

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