Which pet animals hear ultrasound exceptionally well?

Dogs
Cats
Turtles
Goldfishes
Cats are noc­tur­nal preda­tors and there­fore have ex­cel­lent hearing, among the best of any mammal. They can detect an ex­treme­ly broad range of fre­quen­cies, ranging from 55 Hz to 79 kHz. This is far more than humans (31 Hz - 18 kHz), and dogs (67 Hz - 44 kHz). Cats ability to hear ul­tra­sound is probably im­por­tant in hunting, since many species of rodents make ul­tra­son­ic calls.

Answers distribution

Dogs
Cats
Turtles
Goldfishes
answers
flagBelgium
5%
88%
5%
0%
17
flagDenmark
21%
78%
0%
0%
14
flagItaly
11%
80%
3%
3%
26
flagUnknown
18%
75%
0%
6%
48
flagSweden
16%
75%
0%
8%
12
flagGermany
19%
74%
3%
3%
193
flagPoland
20%
73%
2%
3%
15323
flagthe United Kingdom
18%
73%
2%
5%
299
flagthe Netherlands
19%
73%
0%
4%
46
flagNorway
19%
68%
2%
9%
41
flagSpain
23%
64%
5%
5%
17
flagUkraine
28%
64%
0%
7%
14
flagFrance
31%
63%
0%
5%
19
flagSwitzerland
30%
61%
7%
0%
13
flagLithuania
20%
60%
0%
20%
10
flagthe United States
32%
59%
2%
4%
267
flagAustralia
25%
58%
0%
16%
12
flagRepublic of Ireland
43%
54%
0%
2%
44
flagCanada
18%
53%
9%
18%
32
flagIndia
35%
48%
7%
8%
56

Gender

men67%
women73%
Dogs
25%
20%
Cats
67%
73%
Turtles
2%
2%
Goldfishes
4%
3%

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