Bug Ears

Scientific American

Bug-Eared: Human and Insect Ears Share Similar Structures

November 19, 2012

Online news story and graphic: “A rainforest katydid has ears that evolved to be remarkably like those of humans and other mammals. The insect’s hearing organ, although tucked in the crook of its front legs, has components that echo the structures of our own middle and inner ear, researchers have discovered.”

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