Ok, this is cool as hell.
The BBC reports that dung beetles use astronomy—specifically, the positions and light and reflections thereof from the Sun, Moon, and Milky Way—to navigate their little balls o' filth around the desert.
Choice quote: "Humans, birds, and seals are all known to navigate by the stars. But this could be the first example of an insect doing so."
Fortunately, some of us have spent a lifetime (and a fortune in quarters) preparing for this eventuality....