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How do dogs "see" with their noses? - Alexandra Horowitz


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You may have heard the expression that dogs ‘see with their noses.’ But these creature’s amazing nasal architecture actually reveals a whole world beyond what we can see. Alexandra Horowitz illustrates how the dog’s nose can smell the past, the future and even things that can’t be seen at all.

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Meet The Creators

  • Educator Alexandra Horowitz
  • Director Iuri Araújo, Guilherme Araujo
  • Script Editor Alex Gendler
  • Narrator Pen-Pen Chen

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