Ear radar, animals watch with their ears. The zebra and the horse both have an ear on each other. The other ear of the horse is watching the photographer as she takes the picture. Grazing animals are very aware of small details in their environment. They will orient their ears towards things that attract their attention such as rapid movement.

Ear radar in horses and other grazing animals

Credit: Temple Grandin

Digital Credit: Temple Grandin

Publisher: Grandin Livestock Handling Systems, Inc.

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Description: Ear radar, animals watch with their ears. The zebra and the horse both have an ear on each other. The other ear of the horse is watching the photographer as she takes the picture. Grazing animals are very aware of small details in their environment. They will orient their ears towards things that attract their attention such as rapid movement.

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