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Dear Polar-Bearologoists,

As a sheepy I am of course interested in the nature of left and right handedness !

yes I am !

See Ralph here ?



He's a cutey isn't he ? Wouldn't want to be a seal at his ice hole in a few years though !


Now I recently heard that most Polar bears are Left handed ?
why's that then ?..Why is there a good chance that Ralph will be doing his Polar Bear stuff in a left handed way ?...

Are there other species (except humans) which show a predominance for left or right handedness ?...Are there species that show complete ambidextrousnouss  ?(new word ! )

Let me and Ralph know will ya ?

Thanks


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Neil
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« Last Edit: 05/09/2008 15:16:07 by neilep »


 

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Why Is Ralph Left Handed ? (A Polar bear question)
« Reply #1 on: 07/09/2008 12:06:17 »
'Ambidexterity' might be the word you were looking for there.
 

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Why Is Ralph Left Handed ? (A Polar bear question)
« Reply #2 on: 07/09/2008 21:03:46 »
I wonder if it is genetic or just because thats the way its parent taught him! so he or she may mimic the parents teachings?
 

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