USDA.gov (press release) (blog) Working the Night Shift – Bats Play an Important Role in Pollinating Crops USDA.gov (press release) (blog) Throughout time, plants and mammals have shared a dependency on one another that is mutually beneficial.
Fontenelle Forest is part of a bat research project involving University of Nebraska –Omaha, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission, and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
Weeks of searching for a roost for the rare Florida bonneted bat around a Coral Gables golf course, with scores of volunteers training smart phones and iPads to the night sky to detect high-frequency calls, ended quietly early one morning last...
Popular Mechanics A Special Brain Compass Helps Bats, And Other Animals, Navigate Correctly Popular Science These so-called “head-direction cells” help rats, bats, cats, dolphins and other mammals orient themselves, according to several previously...
The deadly fungal disease known as white-nose syndrome has spread to bat colonies throughout eastern North America over the past seven years, causing bat populations to crash, with several species now at risk of extinction.
EXTREME heat has killed thousands bats in northern NSW, with wildlife carers now working around the clock to save hundreds of orphaned babies while council workers clear huge piles of flying fox carcasses.
An estimated 90 percent of Northeast bats have been wiped out in recent years, mainly as the result of a rapidly spreading fungus. Biologists are trapping and tagging the flying mammals in their habitat to learn more about them.