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Unlocking the Mystery of Animals’ Sixth Sense: Magnetoreception and Beyond

Animals’ sensory capabilities extend far beyond the familiar five senses of sight, smell, taste, touch, and hearing. They are endowed with what can be termed a “sixth sense,” a complex array of extraordinary perceptions that transcend human understanding. Magnetoreception — a unique ability to detect Earth’s magnetic field — is a prominent example of this ...

Max Lu

European robin sitting on a tree branch.