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Crash Course Zoology will take a rapid deep dive into the weird and wonderful biology of animals. Host, wildlife ecologist, and conservation scientist, Dr. Rae Wynn-Grant will guide us across the tree of life as we endeavor to answer what makes an animal an animal anyway?

Crash Course Zoology

S01E08 · Ancestral & Weird Senses

We talk about one of the earliest animal senses, - chemosensation -- or our sense... More

We talk about one of the earliest animal senses, – chemosensation — or our sense of taste and smell. We discuss how animals use these senses to explore their environment and communicate, and how that pair of nostrils of yours is an example of convergent evolution. And, witness how some animals have the ability to sense electric and magnetic fields.

6-3-202100:12:42
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