bats

A midge fly can be a source of currently used pesticides for birds, bats

Non-biting midges are the tiny flies that swarm together as thick masses around lakes and streams, annoying passers-by in warm weather. But early in a …

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Like college roommates, vampire bats bond when randomly paired

Social bonding between randomly assigned college roommates is not only a human phenomenon, a new study on vampire bats suggests. Vampire bat pairs that were …

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Microscopic inner ear structures reveal why major groups of bats echolocate differently

Lots of bats echolocate — they emit high-pitched squeaks, and based on how those sound waves bounce off their surroundings, they’re able to navigate in …

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Citizen science data from Berlin show that urban areas can be a refuge for bats, if certain conditions are met

Urbanisation is a notable threat to bat populations all over the world, especially through artificial light and the reduction of habitat and food supply. If …

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Vampire bats may coordinate with ‘friends’ over a bite to eat

Vampire bats that form bonds in captivity and continue those “friendships” in the wild also hunt together, meeting up over a meal after independent departures …

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What happens when bats are given three choices?

The next time you see an online offer or go to the grocery store, notice whether there are two choices or three. A common marketing …

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