Study: Homing pigeons use sound waves to map their location

01/30/2013 | LiveScience.com

Homing pigeons rely on low-frequency sound waves to navigate, and any interference with the signal causes them to get lost, according to a study published in the Journal of Experimental Biology. The experiment used computer models to recreate infrasound waves and found that the direction of the sounds were similar to how the birds traveled.

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