Clocking the Flock—Makeshift
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Herds of amateur scientists track the shifting patterns of migratory animals

— Clocking the Flock

07. Crowds Dispatches
For millennia, herds, flocks, and schools have zigzagged the planet to find food, warmth, and a cozy place to procreate. Yet the natural instincts that tell animals where to zig and when to zag remain a total mystery to humans. How do butterflies that live for just weeks know to fly north—and when to stop? And what makes a bird start gorging on worms before it migrates?

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