Near-blind Ansell's mole-rats detect magnetic cues with eyes, study shows

Analysis presentations Zambian species with surgically got rid of eyes trade nest-building conduct however different behaviours stay intact

Close to-blind, underground-burrowing, African Ansell’s mole-rats can sense magnetic fields with their eyes, a learn about has discovered.

Local to Zambia, the animals have eyes that span simply 1.5mm in diameter, are living in elaborate underground tunnel programs of as much as 1.7 miles (2.8km) lengthy and feed on plant tubers and roots.

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