Mammalian ear specializations in arid habitats: structural and functional evidence from sand cat (Felis margarita)

@article{Huang2002MammalianES,
  title={Mammalian ear specializations in arid habitats: structural and functional evidence from sand cat (Felis margarita)},
  author={G T Huang and John J. Rosowski and Michael E Ravicz and William T. Peake},
  journal={Journal of Comparative Physiology A},
  year={2002},
  volume={188},
  pages={663-681}
}
Abstract. [] Key Result The area of the external ear's pinna flange is similar to that of domestic cat. The dimensions of the ear canal are about twice domestic cat's, as is the volume of the middle-ear air space. The magnitude of the acoustic input-admittance at the tympanic membrane is about five times larger than that of domestic cat; both the middle-ear cavities and the ossicular chain contribute to the increase.
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