Which Animals Have the Best Hearing Abilities?
Humans have some impressive hardware which lets them hear sounds and interpret the world, but our skills pale into insignificance when you compare them with the champion listeners of the natural world. When you learn about the sensitivity to noise of animals like bats and cats, it really puts things into perspective about the fragility of our ears. Our own hearing abilities seem almost pitiful by comparison – so we need to keep them in good condition for as long as possible.
Let’s have a look at the animal world’s most formidable auditory systems and learn more about how nature and noise fit together.