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Dogs' noses: heat detection

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https://www.sciencemag.org/news/2020/02/new-sense-discovered-dog-noses-ability-detect-heat

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Dogs’ noses just got a bit more amazing. Not only are they up to 100 million times more sensitive than ours, they can sense weak thermal radiation—the body heat of mammalian prey, a new study reveals. The find helps explain how canines with impaired sight, hearing, or smell can still hunt successfully.

 

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It's kinda "wow" -worthy. even if it is one of those things that does make a lot of sense, and isn't surprising in retrospect :) 
 

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