BC: A Dana Young Creation
FC: The Amazing Sense of Smell | By: Dana Young
1: How do people use the sense of smell? | The human ability to smell is due to about five or six million smell receptors found high up in the nose. As you will find, humans sense of smell is weak compared to other animal!
2: Ants: Ants can be found all over the World. They live in a a world of smells. They use odor trails made by co-workers to lead them. Each ant in the colony has a certain job and they work together to make their colony the best place on Earth! | Ants belong to the family Formicidae.
3: Arctic hare live in the cold climates found in the tundra of Canada. They use their sense of smell to find food that could be buried several feet under the snow. The scientific name is Lepus arcticus. | Fact: Rabbits have For comparison, a rabbit has 100 million smell receptors!
4: The kiwi is a bird that lives in Australia and New Zealand. They hunt at night by using their excellent sense of senses of smell There are slit-like sensitive nostrils near the end of the long bill that helps them find their food. They eat meat, such as worms, insect, and eels. Their scientific name is Apteryx australis.
5: Domestic dogs are found worldwide. They have been selectively bred for various trait. Some dogs have been bred and trained to use their keen sense of smell to detect bombs or drugs. They can also help locate missing people and dead bodies! | Their scientific name is Canis lupus familiaris. | Fact: Dogs have 220 million smell receptors!
6: Credits Human Sense of Smell Information: http://www.sirc.org/publik/smell_human.html Animal senses information: http://www.newton.dep.anl.gov/natbltn/700-799/nb729.htm Animal information: http://animaldiversity.ummz.umich.edu/site/index.html Picture on the cover: www.thisnext.com/tag/animal-nose-cups/ Humans: 1.The left/top: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:TE-Nose_diagram.svg 2.The right/bottom: http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Neus1.jpg Ants: 1.top picture: http://animaldiversity.ummz.umich.edu/site/resources/phil_myers/hymenoptera/Formica.jpg/view.html 2.bottom picture: http://animaldiversity.ummz.umich.edu/site/resources/tricia_jones/antmound_emptylot.DSCN0005.JPG/view.html
7: Credits Hares: 1.The left: http://www.saskschools.ca/~gregory/arctic/Ahare.html 2.The right: http://static.howstuffworks.com/gif/arctic-hare.jpg Kiwis 1.The left: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Apteryx_mantelli_-Rotorua,_North_Island,_New_Zealand-8a.jpg 2.The right: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:1898_kiwi_6d_red.JPG Dogs: 1.Top picture: my dog, Mia 2.Bottom picture: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:BelgianMalinoisasK9unit.jpg