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Re: Feathered Bloodhounds
--- On Fri, 7/18/08, don ohmes <email@example.com> wrote:
> If birds have good sniffers, they don't seem to be
> getting much bang for their buck. Maybe a re-examination of
> underlying assumptions is in order, because this one
> doesn't pass the smell test.
Don't forget, the results suggested that bird sense of smell (barring those
anomalous vultures) was on par, or slightly better than humans.
That's not a high bar to hit.
If anything, it sounds like the results are showing that bird olfaction is only
as pathetic as human olfaction. Overall not a big deal.