Streams of Attachment: Catching Landmarks Salmon locate their homes in flowing streams by smell.
Useful Chatter: Wrapping Your Head Around Words Various texts in the environment form a useful communication system, especially for those who are not spatial people!
The Flying Compass: Homing In On Where To Go There are two theories on how homing pigeons navigate: by earth’s magnetic poles or by spatial senses, especially hearing.
The Worker's Measure: Marching Geometrically Ants create a new burrow about every 10 meters. Worker ant measure the distance by these burrows to navigates to their food.
Turning Points: Cornering Directions Elephants migrate in circular routes. Their excellent memory allows them to remember where they turn.
Outfoxing the Rest: London Transportation Systems Foxes use the Tube tunnels at night to navigate around the city.
The Cat’s Meow: Shaping Surroundings Cats locate themselves with a series of strong short spatial memories, which form a shape in their mind.
Dogged Persistence: Keeping Track of Where You've Been Dogs navigate by leaving their traces on poles and other objects to form a track.