Birds, whales, butterflies, and many other animals have an instinctive sense of which way points North. Even dogs tend to poop in line with the planet's magnetic poles. If they can sense magnetic fields, can we? Is it possible that you could, say, find your car in the parking lot through magnetic sense alone? It turns out that asking the question opens a big can of worms. But the short answer? Probably.
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Written by Ashley Hamer October 19, 2017
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