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How They Find Their Way Home

You get lost, you make your way back with a general sense of direction combined with “I recognize that house...I remember passing this post office.” And then, of course, there’s the map app on your phone, which can guide you anywhere. Your dog gets lost, sometimes many miles from home, and she finds her way back, too. How?

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