Incredible Journeys: Exploring the Wonders of Animal Navigation
'Only a sailor could relate the navigational powers of both humans and animals with such appreciation, excitement, and precision. Thank you, David Barrie, for taking us along on these riveting voyages by sail and wing, hoof and flipper. We arrive surprised, delighted, and awed.' Sy Montgomery, author of The Soul of an Octopus
'Immensely entertaining... [Barrie] is an adm...more
To answer this, Barrie looks at different animal species such as butterflies, bees, fish, birds, ants, and beetles, and discusses in detail the complex ways each approach navigational challenges. Be it long-range migration, or a red ant's attack on a black ant hole a few yards away, observation and memory appear to be just as important in the animal world as it is to humans.
The stru ...more
This is one of three books dealing with navigation released in as many months - with the others being Wayfinding: The Science and Mystery of How ...more
If you have a particular love for lepidoptera, then you'll be delighted to find not just monarch butterflies here, but painted ladies too ...more
For the last three years I’ve been hard at work researching and writing my latest book - SUPERNAVIGATORS. I've traveled around the world to interview the top scientists and even observed some cutting-edge experiments in progress.
SUPERNAVIGATORS is an exploration of the wonders of animal navigation, and ...more