Getting inside bears' brains

Bear brains and bear noises are so sensitive to odors that that their perception of their surroundings is totally unlike humans.

Story on bear brains by Michael Jamison. Missoulian (mirrored in the Casper Star Tribune).

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    Eric

    Fascinating. I wonder how much the bears’ sense of smell factors into a confrontation with us. I guess there’s not much we can do regarding what we smell like to a bear when confronted. I know I’d be scared. But I’d certainly be looking away and moving away slowly.

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