Supernavigators: Exploring The Wonders Of How Animals Find Their Way

June 9, 2020|
Supernavigators: Exploring The Wonders Of How Animals Find Their Way by David Barrie
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"Just astonishing . . . Our natural navigational capacities are no match for those of the supernavigators in this eye-opening book."-Frans de Waal, The New York Times Book Review

Publisher's note: Supernavigators was published in the UK under the title Incredible Journeys.

Animals plainly know where they''re going, but how they know has remained a stubborn mystery-until now. Supernavigators is a globe-trotting voyage of discovery alongside astounding animals of every stripe: dung beetles that steer by the Milky Way, box jellyfish that can see above the water (with a few of their twenty-four eyes), sea turtles that sense Earth''s magnetic field, and many more. David Barrie consults animal behaviorists and Nobel Prize-winning scientists to catch us up on the cutting edge of animal intelligence-revealing these wonders in a whole new light.
David Barrie, a Fellow of the Royal Institute of Navigation, has sailed all over the world and made many long passages. After studying experimental psychology and philosophy at Oxford University, he served in the British Diplomatic Service, then worked in the arts and as a law-reform campaigner. His book Sextant was shortlisted for the...
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Title:Supernavigators: Exploring The Wonders Of How Animals Find Their Way
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:320 pages, 8.25 X 5.5 X 0.75 in
Shipping dimensions:320 pages, 8.25 X 5.5 X 0.75 in
Published:June 9, 2020
Publisher:Experiment
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781615196692

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