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Re: High-frequency hearing, localization

Perhaps the animals they hunted, or feared, produced sounds in the range above 10kHz.


On 2011, Feb 4, at 6:18 PM, Piotr Majdak wrote:

Nice shots, Kevin. What's the upper frequency limit of those apes? For chimpanzees it is approx. 30 kHz...


Kevin Austin wrote:
I may be prejudiced [specious bias], but I think these ears have greater prominence than mine.
Piotr Majdak
Psychoacoustics and Experimental Audiology
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