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Experientia

, Volume 7, Issue 7, pp 268–269 | Cite as

Wahrnehmen und Hervorbringen hoher Töne bei kleinen Säugetieren

  • H. Kahmann
  • K. Ostermann
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Summary

Small mammals not only hear but also produce very high sounds. Within certain limits echolocation is suspected among shrews (Soricidae), dormice (Muscardinidae), and the golden hamster (Mesocricetus auratus).

References

  1. 1.
    S. Dijkgraaf, Exper.2, 438 (1946).CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  2. 2.
    W. Schleidt, Exper.4, 4 (1948).Google Scholar

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© Birkhäuser Verlag 1951

Authors and Affiliations

  • H. Kahmann
    • 1
  • K. Ostermann
    • 1
  1. 1.Zoologisches Institut der Universität MünchenGermany

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