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Posts tagged whiskers

August 5, 2014

 

Lounging cat aims whiskers up in the air

Why Cats Have Whiskers

Whiskers help our feline friends navigate their environment and sense potential dangers.

August 1, 2013

 

cat staring at the camera on a pink blanket

What Is The Difference Between Hair And Fur?

The main difference between hair and fur is where it grows, not what it's made of.

September 23, 2010

 

white rat with long whiskers

Rat Whiskers Prevent Stroke!

Scientists are experimenting with rat whiskers. The have found that they stop a stroke from occurring. Cool, right? But, would it work on humans?

June 11, 2007

 

cat with long white whiskers

Why Whiskers?

Sure your cat's whiskers are cute but do they serve a more practical purpose?

June 1, 2004

 

chin

Whiskers On Women?

Do you know women who are self-conscious about whiskers?

September 27, 2003

 

A Caterpillar Addiction

The root of the addiction lies not just in this chemical, but in the chemical receptors located in the whiskers just outside of the caterpillar’s mouth.

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