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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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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
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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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GRAND JUNCTION, Colo.
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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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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

Great Smoky Mountains National Park seeks to protect bat populations by ... - Summit County Citizens Voice | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
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