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Trackers placed on moths reveal incredible migration journey

Trackers placed on moths reveal incredible migration journey

By placing trackers on the backs of moths, scientists have revealed the trajectory these animals take on their migrations, and they are more impressive than anyone imagined. Every year, trillions of insects migrate across the world, carrying pollen and nutrients across continents, traveling thousands of kilometers. The prevailing belief was that these migrations were based …

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Scientists implant trackers in moths to understand migratory movement

Scientists implant trackers in moths to understand migratory movement

It was long thought that migratory insects go where the wind blows. However, growing evidence indicates that they are indeed great navigators and can select favorable conditions to carry out their journeys – this is the case for a certain species of moth. In an article published in science, researchers demonstrate that the skull butterfly …

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