Monday, February 22, 2010

keep your nose wet


I am a macrosmate a good smeller
Many mammal macrosmates have a wet nose, detecting wind direction and to varying degrees, odor location.
Microsmates are poor or small smellers, the sense appears less important

Anosmates live in an odorless world, the non-smellers, some with only a rudimentary olfactory organ

more in Piet Vroon's Smell: the Secret Seducer


Illustration: Shimmer Colors Lura Astor