Dung beetles use the polarization of sunlight to navigate.

As we’ve said before, dung beetles are really awesome. Not only do they love poop, but to make sure they get their fair share, they form and roll giant balls of the stuff away to their underground lairs, a job that makes them important ecosystem managers. And if you’re one of the poor souls who has never seen a dung beetle in action, here’s a YouTube video to prove it:

How do dung beetles know where to take their precious cargo, you ask? A study w

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