We recently learned that the monarch butterfly uses two types of compass to navigate: the sun and the Earth's magnetic field. Neat trick! In honor of that wondrous discovery, let's take a look at more butterflies. They deserve, and clearly crave, the extra attention.
Here, monarch butterflies hang in a cluster from a Eucalyptus tree branch in Pismo Beach, Calif. Unlike human cars, the monarch's GPS system comes installed for the low price of free.
Monarch Butterflies Use Magnetic Field to Navigate