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Animal embryos can hear from inside their wombs and shells

More than 50 years ago, researchers found that chickens start to learn the sounds of their mothers’ calls even before hatching. The findings, published in Science in , demonstrated that chicken embryos were somehow listening to the outside world, interpreting and storing that information.And it’s not just chicken embryos. A wide range of animal embryos pick up on external sounds and vibrations while inside eggs or the womb, according to a .........Read more