The Sensitive Alligator Sitting on the back of an alligator, researcher Daphne Soares noticed a beard of tiny bumps lining its jaws. Turns out, gators on the hunt use those bumps to detect their prey in the water. For All Things Considered, NPR's Christopher Joyce reports.
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The Sensitive Alligator

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The Sensitive Alligator

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Sitting on the back of an alligator, researcher Daphne Soares noticed a beard of tiny bumps lining its jaws. Turns out, gators on the hunt use those bumps to detect their prey in the water. For All Things Considered, NPR's Christopher Joyce reports.

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