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Oddities News Archive - December 14, 2012

Insects Found To Have Similar Hearing System To That Of Dolphins

Scientists have discovered a hearing system component previously thought to be unique to toothed whales – such as dolphins – in insects.

Word of the Day
drawcansir
  • A blustering, bullying fellow; a pot-valiant braggart; a bully.
This word is named for Draw-Can-Sir, a character in George Villiers' 17th century play The Rehearsal.
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