Natures wonders: fruit flies navigate with the sun (Introduction)

by David Turell @, Friday, August 31, 2018, 18:47 (380 days ago) @ Balance_Maintained

David: Comment: It certainly helps in understanding monarch migration.


Tony: Anyone else find the fact that there was a backup plan interesting. When they killed those neurons, the fly automagically switched to a backup system and continued flight. Why didn't it render the fly helpless?

I think it is very likely a simpler system was superseded by a more complex one as evolution developed in the insect, and the simpler one was reactivated.


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