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Why Can't Housecats Roar?

Author: 
Jon Dough

Snow LeopardsSince cats are one of the most popular pets in the world, there is little doubt that you have at least seen one before. 

You may or may not have noticed one big difference between domesticated house cats and the big jungle cats, house cats can't roar. 

At first this seems somewhat reasonable, since house cats are so small, but then again there must be some other reason. 

This SciShow video explains the reasons why house cats don't roar and why the big cats that do roar can't purr. 

After you watch the video, don't forget to leave a comment telling me what you thought!