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Bat man seeks to save endangered creatures | SeacoastOnline.com

Bat man seeks to save endangered creatures | SeacoastOnline.com | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
He sleeps during the day and does his work in the dead of night surrounded by bats. He is The Batman.
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More Than 80 Scientists Urge Federal Protection of Northern Long-eared Bats

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Bats vs. Insects: A Sonic Arms Race - MTPR

Bats vs. Insects: A Sonic Arms Race - MTPR | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
"Bat Hearing," written by Erick Greene, read by Caroline Kurtz. "Most people know that bats are able to perceive their surroundings using ultra high
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First in Animal World, Bat 'Clicks' Its Wings to Navigate in the Dark - National Geographic

First in Animal World, Bat 'Clicks' Its Wings to Navigate in the Dark - National Geographic | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
Three kinds of fruit bats are the first animals found to create sonar clicks with their wings for echolocation, and they may not be the only ones.
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Bats change their tune to cope with human noise pollution - Science Now

Bats change their tune to cope with human noise pollution - Science Now | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
Animals seek out quieter spots and change their calls
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Endangered bats could threaten Indiana lake plan - WRTV Indianapolis

Endangered bats could threaten Indiana lake plan - WRTV Indianapolis | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
A wildlife biologist says the presence of endangered bats in the area of a proposed reservoir on the White River in central Indiana could bring the project to a halt.
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Judge orders Osage County to approve wind farm development

Document: Read a district judge's order to approve a second wind farm development in Osage County.
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Working the Night Shift – Bats Play an Important Role in Pollinating Crops - USDA.gov (press release) (blog)

Working the Night Shift – Bats Play an Important Role in Pollinating Crops - USDA.gov (press release) (blog) | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
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Working the Night Shift – Bats Play an Important Role in Pollinating Crops
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Throughout time, plants and mammals have shared a dependency on one another that is mutually beneficial.
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6 Bat Myths Busted: Are They Really Blind? - National Geographic

6 Bat Myths Busted: Are They Really Blind? - National Geographic | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
This Halloween, we're quashing rumors about the maligned mammal. For starters, they don't make nests in your hair.
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Batman works to save bats - Columbus Dispatch

Batman works to save bats - Columbus Dispatch | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
Members of the Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice crew are concerned about bats threatened by white-nose syndrome.
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Texas conservationists plan $20.5 million bat deal - KXAN.com

Texas conservationists plan $20.5 million bat deal - KXAN.com | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
The land is in the bats' flight path, and conservationists fear human-and-bat interaction will harm the animals.
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Bat Research Underway At Fontenelle Forest - WOWT

Bat Research Underway At Fontenelle Forest - WOWT | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
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.
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The invisible extinction - Nature.com

The invisible extinction - Nature.com | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
A palaeontologist wonders whether the future fossil record will preserve evidence of animals that vanish today.
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'Citizen scientist' finds rare bat roost - Tallahassee.com

'Citizen scientist' finds rare bat roost - Tallahassee.com | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
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...
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A Special Brain Compass Helps Bats, And Other Animals, Navigate Correctly - Popular Science

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...
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Study of deadly bat disease finds surprising seasonal pattern of infections - Phys.Org

Study of deadly bat disease finds surprising seasonal pattern of infections - Phys.Org | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
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.
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Heatwave hell as 5000 dead bats drop from trees in Casino, northern NSW - The Daily Telegraph

Heatwave hell as 5000 dead bats drop from trees in Casino, northern NSW - The Daily Telegraph | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
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.
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As bats vanish, biologists race to understand them - Boston Globe

As bats vanish, biologists race to understand them - Boston Globe | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
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.
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Bats Link to Ebola Finally Solved - Daily Beast

Bats Link to Ebola Finally Solved - Daily Beast | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
A new paper outlines five steps required for a virus to ‘spill over’ from bats to humans. But don’t just blame the bats—deforestation and hunting are to blame, too.
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Bats Use Signal Jamming to Ward Off Competitors

Just like Navy engineers who jam the sonar of enemy ships, bats can jam the signals of other bats to ward off competition for food, a new study finds.
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Bats: Smart as well as scary, with plenty to fear from us - The Missoulian

Bats: Smart as well as scary, with plenty to fear from us - The Missoulian | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
You can potty-train a bat.
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In Texas, The World's Biggest Bat Colony Is Saved From City Sprawl - NPR

In Texas, The World's Biggest Bat Colony Is Saved From City Sprawl - NPR | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
The city of San Antonio and conservation groups teamed up to buy land threatened with development near the Bracken Bat Cave, summer home to millions of bat mothers and babies.
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What humans can learn about kindness from vampire bats, By Simon Barnes - Daily Mail

What humans can learn about kindness from vampire bats, By Simon Barnes - Daily Mail | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
It's the series that will open your eyes to the wonders of the animal world. Nature writer SIMON BARNES tells why you should learn to love vampire bats - and rats...
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Unique guano innovation yields information on bat populations - Phys.Org

Unique guano innovation yields information on bat populations - Phys.Org | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
Two Northern Arizona University scientists have created a tool to identify bat species using DNA in guano, a non-invasive method that can aid in preservation of endangered species.
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Poop the Key Ingredient in Bat Species ID Tool - Discovery News

Poop the Key Ingredient in Bat Species ID Tool - Discovery News | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
Using DNA in guano, researchers create a non-invasive method to aid in preservation of endangered species.
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Illinois bats face increasing threat from wind turbines

Illinois bats face increasing threat from wind turbines | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON, D.C. — As if white-nose syndrome wasn’t enough, the nation’s bats have another problem: wind turbines that are becoming
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