Grizzly Bear Nasal Cavity

grizzly bear nasal cavityYou can peer into the nasal cavity of this grizzly bear skull.  Not only is the nasal cavity taking up a huge portion of the grizzly bear’s skull, but the cavity has a honey comb like structure.  This provides a great amount of surface area for the processing of olfactory information.  Grizzly bears are thought to have a sense of smell 100,000 times greater than humans.

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