Fun Fact Friday

Posted on April 19, 2019 by Mike Moll | 0 comments

Did you know dogs have eighteen different muscles controlling the movement of their ears? - and cats beat that number with thirty-two! By comparison, humans have only six. All of these muscles let their ears rotate and tilt, which helps them pick up more sound waves, more efficiently. They can even swivel independently of each other!

Speaking of ears, have you heard puppies are born deaf? They don’t gain the ability to hear until they’re about three weeks old.
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dog listening intently

 

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