Roberts SC (2017) It’s a myth that humans’ sense of smell is inferior to that of other animals – here’s why. The Conversation. 11.05.2017. https://theconversation.com/its-a-myth-that-humans-sense-of-smell-is-inferior-to-that-of-other-animals-heres-why-77519
First paragraph: Conventional wisdom has it that humans have a poorer sense of smell than most other animals. Sure, we can smell – most of us appreciate the aroma of our morning coffee or a delightful fragrance, and we’re able to detect burning toast or a gas leak. But we have nonetheless long been thought to be relative weaklings in the animal kingdom’s league of olfactory excellence, which puts dogs and rodents near the top.