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How does an ant know its way home with no clues in a desert?

How does an ant know its way home with no clues in a desert?Experiments by German scientists on the Sahara desert ant, called cataglyphis fortis, have shown that the ant uses a method known as ‘path integration’ in its navigation. Path integration consists of measuring the extent of each turn, and remembering the direction of its nest, whenever the direction of its path changes, and then measuring the distance of travel in each direction.

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