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What do seals use their whiskers for?
« on: 13/05/2011 15:57:56 »
Harbour seals use their vibration-sensitive whiskers to detect the size and shape of objects that have passed through water, according to a study published this week in the Journal of Experimental Biology.

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What do seals use their whiskers for?
« Reply #1 on: 14/05/2011 01:49:58 »
That's an easy one....

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