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Understanding of Hearing in Baleen Whales Amplified

April 18th, 2012 · No Comments

Understanding of Hearing in Baleen Whales Amplified
ScienceDaily (Apr. 17, 2012) — For decades, scientists have known that dolphins and other toothed whales have specialized fats associated with their jaws, which efficiently convey sound waves from the ocean to their ears. But until now, the hearing systems of their toothless grazing cousins, baleen whales, remained a mystery.

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