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I am writing an article for a class that I am taking geared toward children ages 6-11. I would like any insight that you can provide on how my dog was taken 150 miles away and jumped out of our truck and showed up at our house 1 month later. Another situation happened to a friend of mine who had a squirrel living in his attic. He got a have-a-heart trap and carried it away. It kept returning time and time again, since he had painted its tail, he knew it was the same squirrel. No matter how many miles away he drove the darn squirrel it kept coming back.

Scientists are still confused on how exactly a dog or cat can find its way home from far away, however, here are some ideas they have that are known to exist:

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