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Posts tagged sense organs

January 29, 2016


girl smelling a rose

No Rose By Your Nose

Sniffing helps you imagine the smell of absent objects.

February 12, 2009


Small cat walking

Your Cat’s Secret Nose

Cats have six sense organs. The sixth is known as the "vomeral-nasal organ," and can be thought of as a second nose.

March 31, 2005


A Snake’s Sixth Sense

The vomeronasal system, a snake’s sixth sense. Learn more on this Moment of Science.

February 5, 2004


Snake Vision

True or False? Snakes have heat-vision that allows them to catch their dinners in the dark. Find out on this Moment of Science.

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