Re: ear wax

Barry Mennen (
22 Aug 1995 13:30:09 GMT

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(kevin m. kniffin) writes:
>given the crowd here, i thought someone could tell me why humans (and
>species?) exude "wax" from their ears....

Can't say for sure, but perhaps it is there to gum up the path so
insects and other tiny invertebrates can't get any farther along.

Pure speculation, but it does seem to make sense.


Barry M.