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Some animals have large ear flaps so they can hear more noises better and louder.

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Name the animals that has ear flaps and animals that don't have ear flaps?

elephant have ear flaps so they can pick up good signal

Why do some animals have large ear flaps while others don't?

It is probably just what environment they have evolved to.

What do animals use their ears for apart from listening?

Certain large animals use ears as a means of heat dispersal. The elephant for example has large ear that it constatnly flaps to get rid of excess heat.

Why do sea lions have ear flaps?

they have ear flaps as they are in the water to reduce the amount of water inside the ear they flap it out and shake their booty

Do whales have ear flaps?


How do you crochet a hat with ear flaps?

A basic Google search turned up several crocheted hats with ear flaps. I've included links to some below. I particularly liked the kitty one.

Why do humans have smaller ears than other mammals?

Human architecture is based on the usefulness of the senses. Our ears are designed in order for us to receive signals from the world where our eyes cannot see. Because we can keep our ears clean using our hands, our 'ear flaps' don't need to be as large as other animals' ear flaps. Also, our other senses offer us more information, so our ear flaps don't require more area to capture sounds and direct them into our hearing sense mechanisms.

Where is the leather on your dog?

The ear flaps are called 'leather'.

What do african elephants use their ears for?

The ear flaps help to direct sound into the inner ear; elephants have very good hearing. The ear flaps have many blood vessels that help to cool the elephant when flapped in the air. Also, a distressed or charging elephant will thrust out their ear-flaps to make them appear more threatening, and signalling their anger/distress.

Do Beavers have an ear flaps?

Yes. They have small little ears

What does the ear flap do?

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What are the name of he snow hats with the ear flaps?

it's called a laplander

Do all animals have ear drums?

no, some animals have ear drums in different parts of their body like legs or sides of their body.

What is the difference between seals and sea lions?

Seals and sea lions are marine mammals called 'pinnipeds' that differ in physical characteristics and adaptations. Sea lions (left) are brown, bark loudly, "walk" on land using their large flippers and have visible ear flaps. Seals have small flippers, wriggle on their bellies on land, and lack visible ear flaps.

What is the difference between a walrus and a sea lion?

Sea lions and walruses belong to the same group known as Pinnipeds. However, while the sea lions have ear flaps and long front flippers, walruses have no ear flaps, and have tusks and whiskers.

Ear Exam with Otoscope in large animals?

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What animal can close its ears and nostrils?

A grey seal has no external ear flaps, but it can close its ear holes to keep the water out. Hope that helps!

Do water dwellers have ears if so what type?

A water dwellers ears depend on each individual species. Some have outer ears, some have ear flaps, while some have no ears at all.

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Why do some elephants have very large ears?

so they can hear better The elephants ears are equivalent to the radiators in our cars. As the elephant flaps its ears, the blood that is flowing through the vessels in the elephants ears gets cooled. The bigger the ear better the cooling mechanism.

What animals has an outer external ear?

Dogs are the animals that have an outer external ear.

What is the Gaelic word for ear or ears or large ears?

cluas is an ear, cluas mor is a large ear

Where do elephants with bigger ears live?

African elephants have larger ear flaps than the Indian elephant.

What are the two areas of cartilage in the cranium?

The nose, in the nasal cartilage and nasal septum. The ear flaps, or pinna?

How do animals hear different pitches?

Evolution has created different physical structures inside the ear canals of some animals. Because of these differences, animals are able to hear different pitches, just like humans. However, some animals are able to hear pitches that the human ear cannot.