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Whiskers - Wikipedia

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Whiskers or vibrissae are a type of mammalian hair that are typically characterised, .... Animals that do not whisk, but have motile whiskers, presumably also gain some advantage from the investment...

Pet Facts: What Are Whiskers For? - Vetstreet

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May 22, 2012 ... ... dogs is more varied. Whiskers can also sprout above the eyes, as well as under the chin. ... Why Do Cats and Dogs Have Them? The primary ...

Why Do Dogs Have Whiskers? | petMD

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What's the purpose of dog whiskers, and how should you properly care for them?

Why Do Animals Have Whiskers? | Mental Floss

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Jul 13, 2016 ... Humans don't have whiskers, but most other mammals do. These wiry hairs growing out of an animal's face, forehead, and sometimes legs ...

Why Whiskers: What Purpose Do Whiskers Serve In Mammals? | A ...

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Jun 11, 2007 ... Sure your cat's whiskers are cute but do they serve a more practical purpose? ... such as house cats, have less obvious whiskers above their eyes, and ... An animal such as a mouse needs to navigate small corridors in, say, ...

What is the Purpose of Dog Whiskers? | CANIDAE®

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Jun 23, 2014 ... You know that your dog has whiskers, but do you know why? ... Like cats and other animals, dogs have whiskers that stick out from the sides of ...

What are some animals with whiskers and why do animals have ...

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In addition to the practical answers here, whiskers are cool. They are kind of like a delicate mustache, and in cats, whiskers show the cats feelings. You can tell if your ...

How do whiskers work? | Discover Wildlife

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Jun 27, 2012 ... Find out why animals have whiskers and how they work.

Pet subjects: can I cut my dog's whiskers? - Telegraph

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Aug 23, 2013 ... Also, whiskers do have a significant function, allowing dogs to investigate and understand their environment by touch, and by picking up subtle ...

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Apr 29, 2014 ... All mammals except humans and monotremes have whiskers! They primarily help animals navigate, and decide if certain spaces are too small for them to enter. W... ... How do Cats Use Their Whiskers? Slow-Motion - Cats ...
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Why Do Dogs Have Whiskers? | Psychology Today

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Sep 9, 2011 ... Dog's whiskers help compensate for their poor near vision and allow them to ... Dogs have a set of stiff hairs protruding from the sides of their ...

Why Do Dogs Have Whiskers? - Live Science

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Apr 14, 2014 ... Some dog breeds have also been known to use their whiskers in the same way that many smaller mammals do: to determine whether they can ...

Why do cats have whiskers? | HowStuffWorks - Animals

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Whiskers, like hair and nails, do fall out and are replaced. ... In addition to having the long tactile hairs on their cheeks, cats also have shorter ones above their ...