Mowgli, his head on Mother Wolf's side, smiled contentedly, and said that, for his own part, he never wished to see, or hear, or smell Man again.
He could smell things as very few human beings could, but he had never reached the hair-trigger-like sensitiveness of a Jungle nose; and his three months in the smoky village had set him back sadly.
Men always play with their mouths," said Mowgli; and the silent trailers saw the old man fill and light and puff at a water-pipe, and they took good note of the smell of the tobacco, so as to be sure of Buldeo in the darkest night, if necessary.
My tusks were red at the Sack of the Fields of Bhurtpore, and I would not wake that smell again."
"It was the smells of the night," said Bagheera penitently.
Of course the air round an Indian village is full of all kinds of smells, and to any creature who does nearly all his thinking through his nose, smells are as maddening as music and drugs are to human beings.
I have seen and smelled the blood of the woman that gave me food--the woman whom they would have killed but for me.
TEHRAN (FNA)- The assertion that animals have a better sense of smell
than humans is a 19th century myth with no scientific proof, says a neuroscientist who spent part of the last year reviewing existing research, examining data and delving into the historical writings that helped create the long-held misconception.