MadSci Network: General Biology

Subject: What is Hearing Ranges of Animals

Date: Sat Dec 12 08:16:36 1998
Posted by Bob Fletcher
Grade level: teacher/prof
School: No school entered.
City: Cairns State/Province: Queensland
Country: Australia
Area of science: General Biology
ID: 913472196.Gb

I am interested in knowing the hearing ranged of various
animals.  I am aware that at best the human being is 20 Hz
to 20 KHz.
So what about the dog, cat and the bat that uses this as a
I have recently heard on radio that the giraffe that was
thought to be silent actually uses subsonic sound of a few

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