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    Default A short story on Dung Beetles and the need to preserve dark night skies



    Here is a short story on Dung Beetles, the time I got lost in San Francisco, why it's important to know the
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    Default Re: A short story on Dung Beetles and the need to preserve dark night skies

    Nice story Srirampm.
    I am thinking you are telling us the dung beetle innately knows where north is without sight of a clear sky.
    Many animals have this ability indeed except man.
    We use our knowledge to help us out. I was lost once in New Jersey (without GPS or maps) and all I knew was that the turnpike was to the east of me. There was a waning quarter
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    up which told me the direction of east, which I kept to, and eventually found the turnpike.
    Alternatively I could have stopped in the nearest cow field to collect a ball of dung and achieved the same result. And I would have if the sky had been clouded.
    More good reasons for clear skies......
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    Default Re: A short story on Dung Beetles and the need to preserve dark night skies

    holy! this is true , I thought op was joking.

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