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Re: Feathered Bloodhounds

> From: Jura <pristichampsus@yahoo.com>
> Subject: Re: Feathered Bloodhounds
> To: dinosaur@usc.edu
> Date: Friday, July 18, 2008, 2:16 PM
> --- On Fri, 7/18/08, don ohmes <d_ohmes@yahoo.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 
> +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
> 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. 

Hey, speak for yourself, I smell pretty good. :D

> If anything, it sounds like the results are showing that
> bird olfaction is only as pathetic as human olfaction.
> Overall not a big deal.

Just to be certain everybody understands, I retract the part about "doesn't 
pass the smell test" too. Although, as you imply, "not much bang for the buck" 
may not be too far out of line.

> Jason