The pointing gesture is a human-specific signal, is referential in its nature, ... The
research also shows that dogs do not, or can not, misrepresent their size, ... time
research has shown animals ...
As foxes move forward to approach an animal, their ears naturally point in the
direction they walk, so they can hear the softest of sounds coming from their next
Foxes move their ears forward when they can hear a faint sound they try and
hear the sound a little better so they can make out what it is.
The fox tilts its head to focus its ears, locates the source of the sound and digs ...
Not only do predators have ears that point forward, they also have eyes on the ...
Jan 11, 2011 ... As the fox creeps forward, it listens for the sound of a mouse. ... the angle of the
sound hitting its ears matches the slope of the Earth's magnetic field. ... month
which explores how birds – the best-studied magnetic detectors – do it. ... of birds
– it's not entirely clear what the point of having a magnetic...
However, the characteristics that make them sound different to our ears are ...
And SonoBat makes it easy to do this with an intuitive point and click ..... food and
are often referred to as flying foxes because many have dog-like faces. .... Bats
that prey on airborne insects in open areas face a relatively straight-forward
The ear is composed of a sound conductor (the outer and middle ear) and a
sound ... Thus, the point of greatest mechanical excitation in the cochlea is
frequency-dependent. ... The outer hair cells can produce more energy than they
receive from ... The detection thresholds of sound pressure are frequency-
canine senses, how dogs view the world, the dog ear, the dog nose, how ... The
dogs' visual system as opposed to humans does not dominate the use of their
brain. .... to the side of their skulls and human eyes set more forward provides the
dog ... The dogs' ability to determine the direction of sound is usually because
Jun 26, 2009 ... From personal experience, I know that a trained fox scat detecting dog is better at
... Foxes also make a variety of calls that could potentially be used for detection ...
Sound detection technology is developing rapidly and has been ... a lot of
research pointing to scat detecting dogs as the current leading edge.
Jun 11, 2009 ... I shall assume that emails sent to me here can be freely posted by me unless you
state otherwise. ... I received a package today from 20th Century Fox Home ...
discs in Australia on the same day, some of which I'm really looking forward to: ....
In fact, our ears -- or more properly, our sound detection and ...