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Name:  Leigh-Ann
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Age:  30s
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Date: 2000-2001


Question:
Which animals have the best hearing?


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Depends on what we want to measure... frequencies, decibels??. Nevertheless, my guess for land dwellers is the owl reputed to be able to hear a mouse squeak from a few hundred yards...for sea dwellers with the unfair advantage of hearing vibrations through another medium (water) my guess would be that it would be difficult to exceed the whale which hears other whale song from hundreds perhaps thousands of miles off. Then of course I can't forget my fifth grade math teacher who could hear me think ...certain ugly thoughts...(-;

PF


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