Extra Senses - Earth.com

Admittedly, the small eyes of the mata mata turtle mean that it is difficult for the creature to spot prey in the murky waters of its typical habitat. But it more than makes up for that with its other senses. For example, the flaps of skin attached to the reptile’s neck and head allow it to detect nearby vibrations. Photo Credit: Javier Fernández Sánchez/Getty Images

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