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Re: Hitchhiker's New Papers to the Galaxy

Sam Barnett writes:

"and probably had a keen sense of smell and acute vision, as evidenced
by their enlarged olfactory lobes".  What's a herbivore doing with
good sense of smell?

Lots of herbivores have excellant olfactory capabilities. Hence why carnivores often stalk their prey from down-wind. Many herbivores also use pheromones or scent marking to interact with members of their own species.


Dann Pigdon
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