The Anatomical Record

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Edited By: Kurt H. Albertine, PhD

Online ISSN: 1932-8494

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Crocodiles’ Super-Sensitive Face Offers Insight Into Evolutionary History

The ultra-sensitive nerves in the faces of crocodilians could help biologists understand how both modern and ancient animals interact with their environment, according to a new study in this month’s edition of The Anatomical Record.

These nerves are so sensitive that they can detect changes in a pond when a single droplet of water hits the surface several feet away. Alligators, crocodiles and other members of this reptilian order use these so-called “invisible whiskers” to detect prey while hunting, explained researchers from the University of Missouri (MU).

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    Accepted manuscript online: 25 MAY 2017 05:30PM EST | DOI: 10.1002/ar.23616

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