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Evolutionary Convergence
Last Post 08 May 2012 08:45 PM by David Holbert. 0 Replies.
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David HolbertUser is Offline Senior Member Senior Member Posts:668
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08 May 2012 08:45 PM
    ScienceDaily has a terrific article on convergent evolution.  Researchers describe how the echolocation employed by toothed whales and bats uses the same frequencies.  This is quite remarkable considering how much faster sound travels in water.  One of the researchers suggest that the similarities may be due to the limitations in auditory processing of the mammalian brain.  I have includes a link to the article. 

    www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/05/120508151958.htm
    Dave Holbert
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