Forces of Nature

Dung Beetles on a Spinning Planet

Clip: Episode 4 | 3m 28s

The rotation of our planet affects the lives of the creatures that inhabit it, including the humble dung beetle. Dung beetles have learned to navigate and orient themselves using the motion of the sun, moon and stars.

Aired: 10/04/16

Rating: TV-PG

Video has closed captioning.