Campbell Biology (11th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-13409-341-0
ISBN 13: 978-0-13409-341-3

Chapter 50 - Test Your Understanding - Level 3 - Synthesis/Evaluation - Page 1136: 11


The high number of olfactory receptors would allow the bloodhound to pick up and follow a scent trail that consisted of very few particles, making it imperceivable to humans.

Work Step by Step

You would expect the bloodhound to have a much larger and more developed olfactory bulb than humans with significantly more olfactory receptor cells and much more variation among them.
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