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Re: Gr. 9 Sc: Pesky Harmonics
>I have received an off-line message from Mr. Hernan Toro of the Universidad
>Pontificia Bolivariana in which the following points are made. Dr. Toro is
>an electronics engineer. I have asked for, and been given, permission to
>quote from his message. In giving permisssion Mr. Toro asked that I add:
>"Mr. Toro said they were conjectures."
>1. The long wave lengths that come with low frequencies would be so much
>longer than the thickness of any lining of a hadrosaur's airway that the
>difference between the real situation and my model can be ignored.
>2. Any vocalization would probably include high frequency harmonics which
>would be detected by predators. However, it is possible that these higher
>frequencies would be dampened by the lining so that predators could not hear
>them after all.
Why might the predators be unable to hear the low frequency
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