Fascinating Animal Hearing Facts

DID YOU KNOW?

  • Cicadas have their hearing organs in their stomachs
  • Crickets have their hearing organs in their knees
  • Male mosquitoes hear with thousands of tiny hairs growing on their antennae
  • Fish do not have ears, but they can hear from pressure changes through ridges on their bodies
  • Snakes do not have ears, but their tongues are sensitive to sound vibrations
  • During WWI, par- rots were kept on the Eiffel Tower in Paris because their remarkable sense of hearing when enemy aircraft was approaching