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Bat Maps: The Conservation Crusade - Science Daily (press release)

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Bat Maps: The Conservation Crusade
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The impact of the maps will extend far beyond bat conservation, the researchers say.
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Vampire bats may help treat high blood pressure - Futurity: Research News

Vampire bats may help treat high blood pressure - Futurity: Research News | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
Vampire bats may help treat high blood pressure
Futurity: Research News
Vampire bats secrete multiple forms of the same active components, with myriad tiny changes scattered across the surface of the molecule.
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New echo-detecting app could allow humans to 'see' like bats - io9

New echo-detecting app could allow humans to 'see' like bats - io9 | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
New echo-detecting app could allow humans to 'see' like bats
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By using five microphones, a speaker, and a sophisticated new echolocation algorithm, researchers have successfully built a full 3D image of a cathedral's insanely complex interior.
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A running vampire bat is weird and awesome - Washington Post

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A running vampire bat is weird and awesome
Washington Post
“Vampire bats have Dracula-style teeth, which they use to puncture the tough hide of cows,” he writes for National Geographic.
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Bat Health Critical To Human Health - Huffington Post

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Bat Health Critical To Human Health
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NEW YORK -- A projected image of baby bats swaddled in blankets earned a collective "awww" from the audience.
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New Forest Service cave policy faces a challenge

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Appeal says new rules won't protect bats from white-nose syndrome * Click here for more Summit Voice coverage of white-nose syndrome By Summit Voice SUMMIT COUNTY — Conservation groups say U.S. For...
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Moth's Superhearing Evolved to Escape Bats - National Geographic

Moth's Superhearing Evolved to Escape Bats - National Geographic | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
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Moth's Superhearing Evolved to Escape Bats
National Geographic
The greater wax moth can hear at a higher frequency than any other animal on Earth, according to a new study.
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Bat-killing disease hitting Virginia harder than ever - Richmond Times Dispatch

Bat-killing disease hitting Virginia harder than ever - Richmond Times Dispatch | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
Bat-killing disease hitting Virginia harder than ever
Richmond Times Dispatch
An dead eastern small-footed bat with evidence of white nose syndrome was spotted at the entrance of Hamilton Cave in Bland County, Va.
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Bat tongues are one animal feature with promise for human engineering - Guardian Express

Bat tongues are one animal feature with promise for human engineering - Guardian Express | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
Bat tongues are one animal feature with promise for human engineering Guardian Express Bats belong to the order Chiroptera and are classified into two main groups, or suborders: Megachiroptera, consisting of the flying fox family, and...
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Species New to Science: [Mammalogy • 2013] Niumbaha superba • A new genus for a rare African vespertilionid bat: insights from South Sudan

Species New to Science: [Mammalogy • 2013] Niumbaha superba • A new genus for a rare African vespertilionid bat: insights from South Sudan | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
http://t.co/5TgivgGUdp Beauftiful new #bat genus #chiroptera #vespertillionidae
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Shifts in physiological mechanisms let male bats balance the need to feed and ... - Phys.Org

Shifts in physiological mechanisms let male bats balance the need to feed and ... - Phys.Org | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
Shifts in physiological mechanisms let male bats balance the need to feed and ...
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Southwest Ohio Project Cautious About Bats - 10TV

Southwest Ohio Project Cautious About Bats
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Workers have bats on their minds as they prepare a Dayton area pathway for bicycle riders, runners and walkers to use this summer.
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Environment Canada | Environment Canada announces funding to fight threat of White-nose Syndrome to Bats

RT @KeepCanadaWild: More than 5.5 million bats have died from White-nose Syndrome. @environmentca announced funding to respond to it: http://t.co/4opEvRUpdv
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Nova Scotia’s vanishing bats

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There are six species of bats occurring in Nova Scotia and one of them — the little brown bat — is dying off at an alarming rate.
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Bat count vital in fighting wildlife disease - Pittsburgh Post Gazette

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Bat count vital in fighting wildlife disease
Pittsburgh Post Gazette
They're the alleged "creepy" bats, and there's another trait many seem to have as well -- a white snout.
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Moth Mating Calls Linked to Bats - Scientist

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Moth Mating Calls Linked to Bats Scientist Japanese lichen mothCREDIT: RYO NAKANOThe ultrasonic courtship displays of many moth species are believed to have evolved in response to bat echolocation—a capability the flying mammals evolved around 60...
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Bat study lands young Texas A&M researcher global recognition - AgriLife Today

Bat study lands young Texas A&M researcher global recognition - AgriLife Today | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
Bat study lands young Texas A&M researcher global recognition AgriLife Today “Specifically, Emma is pursuing research to clarify the conservation status of a bat species of economic importance, one of the pollinators of the agaves used for not only...
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Plans for Subdivision May Threaten Bat Colony - New York Times (blog)

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Plans for Subdivision May Threaten Bat Colony
New York Times (blog)
SAN ANTONIO — As the sun sets every summer night at Bracken Cave in the Hill Country, a vortex of Mexican free-tailed bats rushes forth.
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Bat fungus ravages hibernation site in Ohio - Columbus Dispatch

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Columbus Dispatch Bat fungus ravages hibernation site in Ohio Columbus Dispatch In Ohio, a survey of a “hibernaculum” — a shelter for hibernating bats — in Lawrence County along the Ohio River found an 80 percent decline in its population since...
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Fear of extinction grows as numbers little brown bats dwindle in N.J. - NorthJersey.com

Fear of extinction grows as numbers little brown bats dwindle in N.J. - NorthJersey.com | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
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Fear of extinction grows as numbers little brown bats dwindle in N.J.
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Ponds in acidic mountains are more important for bats in providing drinking water than insect prey - Seibold - 2013 - Journal of Zoology - Wiley Online Library

Ponds in acidic mountains are more important for bats in providing drinking water than insect prey - Seibold - 2013 - Journal of Zoology - Wiley Online Library | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
RT @JZoology: Ponds in acidic mountains are more important for #bats in providing drinking water than insect prey http://t.co/vgXLMvGmZu #chiroptera
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Do bats know voices of friends they hang out with? Bats may recognize voices of other bats

Do bats know voices of friends they hang out with? Bats may recognize voices of other bats | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
Is it possible that mammals have the ability to recognize individuals of the same species, whom they know well, by their voice?
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Watching Bats Fly In Slow Motion Reveals Biological Badassery - Gizmodo

Watching Bats Fly In Slow Motion Reveals Biological Badassery - Gizmodo | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
Watching Bats Fly In Slow Motion Reveals Biological Badassery Gizmodo Watching Bats Fly In Slow Motion Reveals Biological Badassery We all know about echolocation, but way more is happening when a bat takes flight, and some bats don't echolocate at...
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Fun Facts About Bats - LiveScience.com

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Fun Facts About Bats
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Bats are one of the only mammals known to feed on blood. They are also the only mammals capable of flight. There are more than 900 species of bats found all over the world.
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Cunnilingus increases duration of sex in megabat species (Wired UK)

Cunnilingus increases duration of sex in megabat species (Wired UK) | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
The males of a species of megabat have been observed giving oral sex to females in a move that appears to prolong the duration of copulation, a study has shown (Cunnilingus increases duration of sex in megabat species (Wired UK)
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