Cetaceans have Magnetic Sense: Study

September 30, 2014 12:00 PM

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Cetaceans have Magnetic Sense: Study

Researchers observed a change in the behaviour of dolphins whenever they swim near magnetized objects. It was then found that they are sensitive to magnetic stimuli.

Lead researcher Dorothee Kremers and her colleagues at Ethos unit of the Universite de Rennes in France affirmed that they have behavioural evidence showing that these marine species are magnetoreceptive.

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