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Nerdy Curio

January 4, 2017

Clever Ants Have Backup Navigation Systems

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Backup systems are good for keeping new year's resolutions going strong. But they're crucial in nature. Today’s Nerdy Curio from 60-Second Science gives us insight on how ants find their way home if usual cues, like counting their steps and gauging the sun's position, are unavailable.

Aired September 22, 2016

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Jean M
That's amazing, How does one "blindfold" an ant?
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Symantha R
i just want to say that I don't believe in evolution. I believe God made these wonderful characteristics in every living thing.
Chris M
Go away then
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