Conflicting evidence about long-distance animal navigation.

@article{Alerstam2006ConflictingEA,
  title={Conflicting evidence about long-distance animal navigation.},
  author={Thomas Alerstam},
  journal={Science},
  year={2006},
  volume={313 5788},
  pages={
          791-4
        }
}
Because of conflicting evidence about several fundamental issues, long-distance animal navigation has yet to be satisfactorily explained. Among the unsolved problems are the nature of genetic spatial control of migration and the relationships between celestial and magnetic compass mechanisms and between different map-related cues in orientation and homing, respectively. In addition, navigation is expected to differ between animal groups depending on sensory capabilities and ecological… CONTINUE READING

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