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Colorado Receives Funding to Research Deadly Bat Malady - 5280 The Denver Magazine (blog)

Colorado Receives Funding to Research Deadly Bat Malady - 5280 The Denver Magazine (blog) | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
Colorado Receives Funding to Research Deadly Bat Malady 5280 The Denver Magazine (blog) Good news for troubled bats: Colorado is one of 28 states to receive a grant from the Fish and Wildlife Service to study white-nose syndrome, a deadly fungus...
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What’s Causing Deadly Outbreaks of Fungal Diseases in World’s Wildlife? by Elizabeth Kolbert: Yale Environment 360

What’s Causing Deadly Outbreaks of Fungal Diseases in World’s Wildlife? by Elizabeth Kolbert: Yale Environment 360 | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it

An unprecedented global wave of virulent fungal infections is decimating whole groups of animals — from salamanders and frogs, to snakes and bats.

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Call of the Bloom - Photo Gallery

Some tropical flowers reflect sound so nectar-seeking bats can find them more easily.

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Bats and Wind Turbines: Moving Beyond Dracula

The wind industry is addressing bat-related risks from a number of different vantage points – some of which have been initiated voluntarily.
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How bats recognize their own 'bat signals': Researcher discovers unique mechanism bats use to overcome communication interference in the wild

How bats recognize their own 'bat signals': Researcher discovers unique mechanism bats use to overcome communication interference in the wild | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it

The mechanism that allows individual bats to avoid noise overlap by increasing the volume, duration and repetition rate of their signals has been uncovered by a new study.

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Mystery of the disappearing bats solved! Thousands huddle in a cave

Mystery of the disappearing bats solved! Thousands huddle in a cave | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it

Researchers discovered thousands of eastern bent-winged bats (pictured main and inset) seeking sanctuary from the winter weather in a public walkway in the mountains of Kochi, Japan.

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Environmentalists Say 'Threatened' Status For Bats Not Enough

Environmentalists Say 'Threatened' Status For Bats Not Enough | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it

Northern long-eared bats were listed as a "threatened" species this week after being ravaged by a disease that has killed millions of bats. Some environmentalists say the protection is not enough.

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Study Reveals Secrets Behind Bats' Upside-Down Flight Landings - Voice of America

Study Reveals Secrets Behind Bats' Upside-Down Flight Landings - Voice of America | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
Landing upside down on a ceiling is routine business for the flying mammals, and now scientists have learned precisely how they do it
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Local scientists ponder bat migration mystery - The Spokesman Review (registration)

Local scientists ponder bat migration mystery - The Spokesman Review (registration) | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
Despite advances in GPS monitoring and technology, Washington researchers still have a world of information to discover about bats, including where they go during winter.
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All About Bats for Kids: Animal Videos for Children - FreeSchool

Bats may fly in the night, but there's no reason to fear these amazing mammals! Bats are one of the most common types of mammals on the planet and live on ...
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This Is How Bats Can Land Upside Down - Smithsonian

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When you think of a bat, chances are you're imagining it hanging upside down from a tree branch or a cave ceiling.
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Researchers find bats in Glacier National Park - Revelstoke Review

Parks Canada is excited to confirm Little Brown bat presence in the Nakimu cave system in Glacier National Park.
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Fungus That Causes Bat Disease Detected in Nebraska - NEBRASKALand Magazine

LINCOLN – The fungus known to cause white-nose syndrome (WNS) in hibernating bats, a disease that has decimated bat populations in the United States and Canada, was recently discovered for the first time in Nebraska. The fungus Pseudogymnoascus destructans – or P. destructans – was detected in samples sent to researchers at the University of …
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Bat guano: It's good for the garden - Bend Bulletin

Bat guano: It's good for the garden - Bend Bulletin | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
PORTLAND — It was a dark and stormy night that brought the bats to Rose Villa. No, really.
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Bats Are Dying, And Wind Turbines Are A Major Culprit

Bats Are Dying, And Wind Turbines Are A Major Culprit | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it

Our nocturnal friends are facing a series of threats that we should probably do something about.

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Species New to Science: [Mammalogy • 2015] Murina lorelieae ngoclinhensis • First Records of Murina lorelieae (Chiroptera: Vespertilionidae) from Vietnam

Species New to Science: [Mammalogy • 2015] Murina lorelieae ngoclinhensis • First Records of Murina lorelieae (Chiroptera: Vespertilionidae) from Vietnam | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it

Murina lorelieae ngoclinhensisTu & Hassanin, 2015DOI: 10.1515/mammalia-2013-0101AbstractIn 2011, three specimens from an unknown species of tube-nosed bat (genus Murina) were collected in montane moist forest at altitudes between 1117 and 1682...

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Species New to Science: [Mammalogy • 2015] Murina kontumensis • A New Species of the Genus Murina (Chiroptera: Vespertilionidae) from the Central Highlands of Vietnam with A Review of the Subfamily...

Species New to Science: [Mammalogy • 2015] Murina kontumensis • A New Species of the Genus Murina (Chiroptera: Vespertilionidae) from the Central Highlands of Vietnam with A Review of the Subfamily... | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it

Murina kontumensisSon, Csorba, Tu & Motokawa, 2015DOI: 10.3161/15081109ACC2015.17.2.001The subfamily Murininae has high species diversity in Vietnam, but taxonomic studies are limited.

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Bats check out their image in a pond as they swoop in to feed at night

Bats check out their image in a pond as they swoop in to feed at night | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it

Photographer Beth Ruggiero-York, from Arizona specializes in night shoots and has gone to incredible lengths to capture the bats on camera every spring for the past three years.

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Explaining species differences in bat mortality from white-nose syndrome

Explaining species differences in bat mortality from white-nose syndrome | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it

Bat body type, and the environmental conditions bats use in their hibernation sites, may explain species differences in bat mortality from white-nose syndrome, according to a Colorado State University-led study published ...

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Decades of bat observations reveal uptick in new causes of mass mortality

Decades of bat observations reveal uptick in new causes of mass mortality | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it

Reports of bat deaths worldwide due to human causes largely unique to the 21st century are markedly rising, according to a new analysis.

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Maine public monitors bats with mobile devices - Bangor Daily News

Maine public monitors bats with mobile devices - Bangor Daily News | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
Maine is home to eight bat species, and most of them are in big trouble.
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Washington bats reveal little of their winter habits - The Register-Guard

Despite advances in GPS monitoring and technology, Washington researchers still have a world of information to discover about bats, including where they go during winter.
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Why Female Vampire Bats Donate Blood to Friends - National Geographic

Why Female Vampire Bats Donate Blood to Friends - National Geographic | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
Bats use a complex social calculus when they share regurgitated meals, a new study suggests.
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Using Their Heavy Wings, Bats Flip Like an Acrobat to Land Upside-Down - Newswise (press release)

Using Their Heavy Wings, Bats Flip Like an Acrobat to Land Upside-Down - Newswise (press release) | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
Most bats roost by hanging from their feet, which means they must land upside down on cave ceilings. And to stick the landing, they employ similar mechanics as skateboarders and pirouetting figure skaters, according to a new study in PLOS Biology.
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Fungus that killed millions of bats found in Nebraska - Ruidoso News

Fungus that killed millions of bats found in Nebraska - Ruidoso News | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
The fungus known to cause deadly white-nose syndrome in hibernating bats was discovered for the first time in Nebraska.
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Give Us Guano or Give Us Death - OnEarth Magazine

Give Us Guano or Give Us Death - OnEarth Magazine | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
Bat poop sustains entire ecosystems in places where they wouldn’t exist otherwise. So when bats go, many cave-dwellers go with them.
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