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Know the science behind animal ears

Team StoryWeavers|December 16, 2019|

Some are big. Some are small. Some are upright. Some are floppy. Some are invisible. Wondering what we are talking about? It is the animal ears that come in different shapes and sizes. But does it affect the hearing ability of the animal? or offers them an added advantage? Let’s explore! 

The different sizes and shapes of an animal’s ears are the result of their adaptation to their surroundings and needs. But before diving into the world of hearing sense, let’s first understand the science behind the hearing. 

Why do animals have different shaped ears?

From the smallest insect to the biggest mammal on the earth, all creatures have different sizes and shapes of ears based on their environment and their needs. The different shapes and sizes uniquely help animals.  

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