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Is the cerebellum in the pigeon larger or smaller than that of the shark?

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If you dissected a shark and a pigeon and compared the ACTUAL size of the cerebellum you would at first say that the shark is larger. However, you have to think of relative sizes. As ...

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This solution compares the complexity of the brain in two different animals. The solution highlights areas about structure that you need to keep in mind when considering the complexity of organisms.

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