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A scientist writing in the journal Biogeosciences suggests that homing pigeons may using their noses to help guide them back home.
Homing pigeons fly off from an unknown place in unfamiliar territory and still manage to find their way home.
Word of the Day
- A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
- One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.