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How do animals navigate in the absence of visible landmarks?

    Animals navigate in the absence of visible landmarks through a combination of innate behaviors and sensory adaptations. Many species rely on celestial cues, such as the sun or stars, to establish direction and time. Others utilize geomagnetic fields or polarized light patterns for orientation. Echolocation is a vital tool for bats and certain marine mammals, allowing them to navigate and locate prey through sound waves. Additionally, some animals possess an innate sense of spatial awareness, enabling them to memorize and recall complex landscapes. Collectively, these navigational strategies showcase the remarkable adaptability of animals to diverse environments.


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