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Gould, James L., 1945-
Nature's compass : the mystery of animal navigation / James L. Gould, Carol Grant Gould
Princeton [N.J.] : Princeton University Press, c2012
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 4th Floor  QL782 .G68 2012    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Animal navigation
Physical Description xiii, 294 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Navigating : problems and strategies -- When and where -- A matter of time -- Insect compasses -- Vertebrate compasses -- Piloting and inertial navigation -- The map sense -- Migration and the future : conservation and extinction
Summary Explores the methods by which animals navigate throughout the world, examining such examples as the monarch butterfly's use of an internal clock and the honey bee's reliance on the sun and mental maps
NOTE 501081
Series Science essentials
Science essentials (National Academy of Sciences (U.S.))
Alternate Author Gould, Carol Grant

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