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11 animals that have a sixth sense

By: Bryan Nelson on Sept. 22, 2010, 1:20 p.m.
Two dolphins touching snouts while jumping out of the water

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The famous philosopher Aristotle was the first to assign humans with five traditional senses: sight, hearing, touch, taste and smell. However, if he was categorizing animals, his list of senses might have been longer. Several animals possess additional perceptive abilities that allow them to experience the world in ways we can barely imagine. Here's our list of 11 animals that have a sixth sense.