Have you ever heard the color blue? Or tasted the musical note F-sharp?
Have you ever tried to hear the ocean waves in a seashell?
Toadfish do look a bit like toads. They have a large mouth and eyes toward the top of their heads.
Some species use their ears not just for hearing, but for communicating as well.
If a noisy neighbor is blasting music, drowning out your conversations and interrupting your sleep, you can call the police. But what is a whale to do?
Iamblichus is known for having written books about the Pythagoreans--a mystical sect of early Greek philosophers who investigated numbers.
How many times have you heard a jet plane going over but not been able to find it even though you were looking toward where the sound was coming from?
Water does a much better job than air of conducting sound waves, but that extra conductivity makes it harder, not easier, to tell where a sound comes from.
Take your guess: lions, tigers, or bears. Nope, you're wrong!