Unraveling Traveling

  title={Unraveling Traveling},
  author={Charalambos P Kyriacou},
  pages={1629 - 1630}
  • Charalambos P Kyriacou
  • Published 2009
  • Medicine, Biology
  • Science
  • The monarch butterfly uses a time-compensated clock in its antennae to calculate seasonal migration routes relative to the Sun's position. There are few more awesome sights in the animal world than the seasonal mass migrations of the monarch butterfly, Danaus plexippus, from the northern United States and southern Canada to its overwintering grounds in central Mexico (1). As with other insect orientations, the monarch uses the position of the Sun to calculate where it should be going. However… CONTINUE READING

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