July 1, 2019

Episode 4: The Dance of the Dung Beetle

Recent research has shown how dung beetles use the sun, the wind, and even the stars to navigate. Join me for a poetic investigation into the internal compasses of these fascinating insects.

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Read this episode’s science poem here.

Read the scientific study that inspired it here.

Read ‘Dung Beetles Navigate by Starlight’ by Dr Sarah Watkinson here.

Buy Sarah’s chapbook here.

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Music by Rufus Beckett.

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