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Looking for bats in all the wrong places
Biologists are on a quest to find where bats hibernate when there are no caves nearby.
Bats, too, love the city life
Places like Washington, D.C. offer them a safe haven from disease
Holy Harp Trap, Batman! The gear researchers use to study bats
They have gadgets and gizmos aplenty
Bats’ echolocation has one major blind spot
Our glass and metal buildings might pose a threat.
How Bats Find Their Way Through The Clutter
Turns out bat sonar is simpler than scientists thought.
Humans, Not Climate Change, Caused Caribbean Bat Extinctions
About 25,000 to 3,000 years ago, land mammals died out in massive numbers from the Arctic to the Caribbean, which … Continued
Bats Listen For Others’ Snacking Sounds to Help Them Find Food
When the guy in the cubicle next to you microwaves his tikka masala or tears open a bag of chips, … Continued
Hibernation Doesn’t Affect Memory, At Least For Bats
Sleep deprivation saps much more than your energy. Studies show it also weakens your memory, changing the way we convert … Continued
How Bats Recognize Friends In The Dark
The ability to recognize individuals by sound helps bats stay connected in the dark. Scroll down for an audio sample.
This Weird Hairy Thing Is A Freaking Bat Tongue
And it works kind of like a penis.