Extensive taste loss in mammals: Animals live in surprisingly different sensory worlds
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Scientists from the Monell Center report that seven of 12 related mammalian species have lost the sense of sweet taste. As each of the sweet-blind species eats only meat, the findings demonstrate that a liking for sweets is frequently lost during the evolution of diet specialization. View full resource at physorg.com
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