• Question: Why is a dogs sense of smell better than ours???

    Asked by meganpartington21 to Duncan, Julie, Nik on 21 Mar 2013.
    • Photo: Duncan Gaskin

      Duncan Gaskin answered on 21 Mar 2013:

      Because it has more receptors in the region behind its nose called the ofactory bulb than we do and the bit of its brain devoted to processing information from these receptors is much larger than ours.