Foxes zero in on prey via Earth’s magnetic field – life – 12 January 2011 – New Scientist

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Foxes zero in on prey via Earth’s magnetic field – life – 12 January 2011 – New Scientist.

The suggestion/hypothesis is that lining up prey with magnetic field helps the foxes to judge distance and allows them to pounce more consistently and effectively — capturing prey at a statistically significant higher rate.  Interesting!

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