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Legalize Ferrets.org - Do it for the little guy

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Help us to legalize ferrets in California by becoming a member of the 3000 Club.

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The ferrets whose eyes were wired to be ears

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In an effort to test the plasticity of the brain, scientists a decade ago decided to scramble a ferret's brain so that its eyes were hooked up to its auditory cortex. So clearly the ferret was blind, right? Wrong. Find out about the experiment that lead scientists to understand exactly how adaptable our brains can be.

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