Migrating Insects Use Wind to Travel Efficiently at Speeds of up to 60 MPH

February 8, 2010 by  
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Photo: Wikipedia , CC What Can We Learn From The Highways in the Sky Science recently published a study titled ” Flight Orientation Behaviors Promote Optimal Migration Trajectories in High-Flying Insects “. It’s about how migrating insects have evolved to take advantage very efficiently of high speed winds (while you’re stuck in traffic, butterflies whiz by at up to 60 MPH, possibly more) to travel hundreds of ..

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Migrating Insects Use Wind to Travel Efficiently at Speeds of up to 60 MPH

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