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Magnetic Maps in Animals: Nature’s GPS

Found In: science9-12

From the Department of Biology at the University of North Carolina, Kenneth J. Lohmann, Catherine M. F. Lohmann and Nathan F. Putman were published in the Journal of Experimental Biology with Magnetic Maps in Animals: Nature’s GPS (PDF icon PDF, 790 KB, 9 pgs.).  This resource shows the use of magnetic positional information that has been demonstrated in several diverse animals including sea turtles, spiny lobsters, newts and birds. 

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