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Development could threaten bats - Killeen Daily Herald

Development could threaten bats - Killeen Daily Herald | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
Development could threaten bats Killeen Daily Herald Gary McCracken, a board member of the Austin-based Bat Conservation International, told the Austin American-Statesman the proposed 1,500-acre, 3,000-plus-home development is likely to disrupt —...
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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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Rockin' out: Bats learn to love heavy metal music - Smithsonian Science

Rockin' out: Bats learn to love heavy metal music - Smithsonian Science | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
By Micaela Jemison How do you train a wild animal to come back to you after you have set it free? If it is a …
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Misunderstood bats heroes of the night sky - The News-Press

Misunderstood bats heroes of the night sky - The News-Press | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
Learn more about the misunderstood bat
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Fragmented forests hurt some bat species, may benefit others - Mongabay.com

Fragmented forests hurt some bat species, may benefit others - Mongabay.com | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
Fragmented forests hurt some bat species, may benefit others
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Found in Central and South America, New World leaf-nosed bats are the most diverse family of bats.
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Great Smoky Mountains National Park seeks to protect bat populations by ... - Summit County Citizens Voice

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'Smiling' Bat Wants You To Know She Really Loves Her New Life - Huffington Post

'Smiling' Bat Wants You To Know She Really Loves Her New Life - Huffington Post | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
'Smiling' Bat Wants You To Know She Really Loves Her New Life
Huffington Post
Bad circumstances may have led to Peekaboo living at a Texas bat sanctuary, but she seems pretty thrilled with how things have turned out.
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Bats change strategy when food is scarce - Phys.Org

Bats change strategy when food is scarce - Phys.Org | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
Phys.Org Bats change strategy when food is scarce Phys.Org Bats could be more flexible in their echolocation behavior than previously thought, according to a new study into the foraging techniques of this species -- the desert long-eared bat...
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Bat deaths down at wind farm - The Ely Times

Bat deaths down at wind farm - The Ely Times | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
The number of bats killed by wind turbines at the Spring Valley Wind Farm in 2014 has been reduced by more than 75 percent compared to the same time frame last year. According to Ely’s BLM Field Manager Paul Podborny the reduction comes as a result of changes put in place at the beginning of …
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This Little Bat Urgently Needs Protection, But Politics Are Getting in the Way - Care2.com

This Little Bat Urgently Needs Protection, But Politics Are Getting in the Way - Care2.com | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
Care2.com This Little Bat Urgently Needs Protection, But Politics Are Getting in the Way Care2.com The impact of white-nose syndrome (WNS), a deadly fungal disease that has already killed millions of bats, has led to a years-long struggle to get...
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Bats hunt ballooning túngara frogs by echolocation - Science News

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Bats hunt ballooning túngara frogs by echolocation
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Bellowing male túngara frogs make easy prey for fringe-lipped bats thanks to echolocation, scientists report August 27 in the Journal of Experimental Biology.
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Fish And Wildlife Service Urged To Speed Protection For Bats - The Chattanoogan

Fish And Wildlife Service Urged To Speed Protection For Bats
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Two dozen conservation and animal-welfare groups sent a letter today urging the U.S.
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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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Coalition builds deal to buy, preserve 1500 acres near famed bat cave - San Antonio Express-News

Coalition builds deal to buy, preserve 1500 acres near famed bat cave - San Antonio Express-News | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
SAN ANTONIO â€" After more than a year of cobbling together a deal, a group of public officials and private organizations will buy 1,500 acres near Bracken Cave, the seasonal home for millions of bats, and prevent any future development there,...
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Is That A Lark I Hear? A Nightingale? Surprise! It's A Bat - NPR (blog)

Is That A Lark I Hear? A Nightingale? Surprise! It's A Bat - NPR (blog) | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
There are animals famous for their songs. Whales sing. Birds sing. We humans have Aretha, Elvis, Ray Charles, Pavarotti. But bats — who knew?
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Milwaukee 'Bat Squad' maps population as spread of disease looms - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Milwaukee 'Bat Squad' maps population as spread of disease looms - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Milwaukee 'Bat Squad' maps population as spread of disease looms Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Dubbed the "Bat Squad," the group of nine volunteers and staff members from the Urban Ecology Center walked a 2.7-mile route...
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Wind Turbine or Tree? Certain Bats Might Not Know - United States Geological Survey (press release)

Wind Turbine or Tree? Certain Bats Might Not Know - United States Geological Survey (press release) | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
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Wind Turbine or Tree? Certain Bats Might Not Know
United States Geological Survey (press release)
The study, led by U.S.
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Endangered bats may pose little threat to wind developers - Watchdog.org

Nothing strikes fear into developers and property owners more than a new critter on the Endangered Species Act list.

Case in point: The northern long-eared bat, found in 39 states. The U.S.
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BLM finalizes Colorado cave rules to protect bats from White Nose Syndrome - The Denver Channel

BLM finalizes Colorado cave rules to protect bats from White Nose Syndrome - The Denver Channel | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
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BLM finalizes Colorado cave rules to protect bats from White Nose Syndrome
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GRAND JUNCTION, Colo.
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Bats ... a farmer's best friend? - The Southern

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Bats ... a farmer's best friend?
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He's trying to keep bats away from the corn at night. “I'm studying the effects of bats on the numbers of crop pests and the damage they cause,” Maine said.
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To study attention, pay attention to bats - Science News (blog)

To study attention, pay attention to bats - Science News (blog) | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
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To study attention, pay attention to bats
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James Simmons, a neuroscientist at Brown University in Providence, R.I., believes he has the perfect model to study the temporal binding hypothesis: the big brown bat.
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U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Awards $1.3 Million in Grants to 30 States for Work on Deadly Bat Disease | U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Midwest Region

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Neurons in Bat Brains Enable Safe Flight - Nature World News

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Neurons in Bat Brains Enable Safe Flight
Nature World News
You would think that flying around in the dark would mean a lot of bumps and bruises - but not for bats.
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Bats 'Zoom In' For Safe Travels - Science World Report

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Bats 'Zoom In' For Safe Travels
Science World Report
Bats are nocturnal creatures, guided by echolation sounds that are used to guide them through the skies.
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