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Q. When one dog barks, dogs all over the neighborhood start to bark. Why?

A. Instinctive joiners, those dogs. Some howl when they hear sirens or singers or musical instruments. That’s not pets in pain, says a canine specialist. They truly just want to get into the act.

If you’re typical, your right lung is shorter by an inch than your left lung, but your right’s total capacity is greater. Whereabouts of your heart has something to do with it, what?

Q. Do bullfrogs scream?

A. Only when in pain, sudden and severe.

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