It is quite mind boggling to imagine what it would be like to be missing sight, sound, touch, smell, taste etc.


Which organism holds the record for most extreme sensory limits for: sight, smell and sound? (one for each)

This would help give an idea of the "biological limits" of sense.

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    $\begingroup$ I believe this is too broad. There is a plethora of various kinds of neural sensors in animals, ranging from electric impulses to ultraviolet vision. Listing them all down might not be feasible. $\endgroup$ – Satwik Pasani Dec 5 '13 at 14:37
  • $\begingroup$ hmm well this in itself was insightful thank you, I suppose if people list some nice sources to learn this kind of information would still be so helpful... in any case who says there is a limit to how many answers there can be... $\endgroup$ – hello_there_andy Dec 5 '13 at 15:21
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    $\begingroup$ @hello_there_andy Please read through this section of the Help Center - particularly "Your questions should be reasonably scoped. If you can imagine an entire book that answers your question, you’re asking too much." $\endgroup$ – MattDMo Dec 5 '13 at 16:53
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    $\begingroup$ @MattDMo I see, cheers for that clarification I will edit it right away then $\endgroup$ – hello_there_andy Dec 5 '13 at 17:33