HOW DO BIRDS NAVIGATE AND HOW DO PIGEONS HOME?

September 7 → 7:30 pm8:15 pm
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Despite more than a century of research the nature of animal navigation remains mysterious.  Many animals seem to have a magnetic sense, but this cannot explain their navigation abilities. If you were parachuted into an unknown place and given a sensitive compass you’d know where north is but not where home is. Dr Rupert Sheldrake will give an overview of research on this subject and highlight the unanswered questions as well as discussing possible experiments for answering them, including test with homing pigeons on ships at sea.

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