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Big effort to better understand bats takes wing in 31 states - CBS News

Big effort to better understand bats takes wing in 31 states - CBS News | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
New monitoring program was spurred by a disease called white-nose syndrome that has killed millions of bats and is spreading
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DEEP scares away myths about bats - CT Post

DEEP scares away myths about bats - CT Post | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
DEEP scares away myths about bats [...] there are no vampire bats in Connecticut that will suck the blood out of your neck and drain you dry on Halloween.
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Researcher investigates the mysteries of Washington's San Juan Islands bats - Phys.Org

Researcher investigates the mysteries of Washington's San Juan Islands bats - Phys.Org | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
As Halloween approaches, bats can be found everywhere from costumes to decorations. But during the rest of the year, bats are frequently under-appreciated and over-looked. Washington state is home to 15 species of bats, and ...
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These 300000 bats consume 2.5 billion insects every night - Business Insider

VIDEO: Insect-eating bats can eat over half their body weight in insects a night.
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16 Pictures of Bats Just in Time for Halloween - National Geographic

During National Bat Week, the scariest thing about bats is how endangered they are.
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How a flying bat sees space - National Science Foundation (press release)

How a flying bat sees space - National Science Foundation (press release) | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
NSF's mission is to advance the progress of science, a mission accomplished by funding proposals for research and education made by scientists, engineers, and educators from across the country.
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Bat Week to feature nationwide bat house build-a-thon: Outdoor Insider - PennLive.com (blog)

Bat Week to feature nationwide bat house build-a-thon: Outdoor Insider - PennLive.com (blog) | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
Outdoor Insider is your guide to all things outdoors, near and far. Like a chat around the campfire with friends who keep up with all the outdoor news.
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Mesmerising video of thousands of bats swarming in Thailand

Mesmerising video shows tens of thousands of bats snaking their way across the night sky in Thailand. Mesmerising video of thousands of bats swarming in ...
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Bat Faces Are Vast And Varied - Discover Magazine

Bat Faces Are Vast And Varied - Discover Magazine | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
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Dr. Merlin Tuttle, an ecologist and founder of Merlin Tuttle's Bat Conservation, loves bats.
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Bats aid in bioacoustics research at Boise State - Boise State University The Arbiter Online

Bats aid in bioacoustics research at Boise State - Boise State University The Arbiter Online | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
At the Barber Sensory Ecology Lab at Boise State, the students study how animals process and act on sensory input as well as the effects of noise pollution.
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African Straw-Colored Fruit Bats are Record-Breaking Flyers and Continental ... - Nature World News

African Straw-Colored Fruit Bats are Record-Breaking Flyers and Continental ... - Nature World News | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
Among all bat species, African straw-colored fruit bats are record-holding flyers. This enables them to successfully forage for food, while spreading seeds and pollen over wide-spread areas of Africa.
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The Secret Lives of Bats: The adventures of the real batman - New Scientist

The Secret Lives of Bats: The adventures of the real batman - New Scientist | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
Merlin Tuttle defied death by charging elephant, damaged his lungs by inhaling ammonia and braved spear-waving hunters – all to transform the bat's image
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Empty in summer, crowded during migration? Structure of assemblage, distribution pattern and habitat use by bats (Chiroptera: Vespertilionidae) in a narrow, marine peninsula - Springer

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BatCaver: Working to Protect North American Bats from White Nose Syndrome - National Geographic

BatCaver: Working to Protect North American Bats from White Nose Syndrome - National Geographic | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
By Cori Lausen Bat Week culminates on Halloween this year. It’s a fitting opportunity to recognize how important these nocturnal flying animals are to our
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Bad-Rap Bats in Danger of Extinction Around the World (Photos) - Live Science

Bad-Rap Bats in Danger of Extinction Around the World (Photos) - Live Science | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
Bats get a bad rap, and it's helping drive their extinction in some parts of the world, despite their critical role managing insect populations and pollinating plants — it's time the adorable flying mammals got more respect.
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Absurd Creatures: Bats Are Totally Legit. Trust Me, I'm a Vampire - WIRED

Absurd Creatures: Bats Are Totally Legit. Trust Me, I'm a Vampire - WIRED | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
Bats have not only mastered powered flight---the takeoff, the stamina of long trips, the maneuvering, the landing---but have accomplished a dexterity that puts a whole lot of birds to shame.
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Farmers and gardeners celebrate bat week - West Hawaii Today

The Organization for Bat Conservation has declared the week from Oct. 25 through 31 as Bat Week. They’re encouraging folks on the mainland to build as many bat houses as possible on Halloween.
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Big effort to better understand bats takes wing in 31 states - The Seattle Times

Big effort to better understand bats takes wing in 31 states - The Seattle Times | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — An effort spanning 31 states and 10 Canadian provinces has been working to better understand the ecological role that bats play, and the threats they face...
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Bat conservation group founder Tuttle still has passion for bats - MyStatesman.com

Bat conservation group founder Tuttle still has passion for bats - MyStatesman.com | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
Merlin Tuttle has made news numerous times, including in 2009, when he decided it was time to move on from Bat Conservation International, which he founded in Milwaukee in the early 1980s before moving himself and the organization to Austin a few...
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Bats important to survival of rare frog, other species - Phys.Org

Bats important to survival of rare frog, other species - Phys.Org | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
Bat poop matters. So says a University of Tennessee, Knoxville, study examining a little-known species, the Caucasian parsley frog, and its reliance on insects that breed in bat guano.
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How a flying bat sees space - Phys.Org

How a flying bat sees space - Phys.Org | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
Recordings from echolocating bat brains have for the first time given researchers a view into how mammals understand 3-D space.
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National bat week - KKCO-TV

National bat week - KKCO-TV | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
National bat week starts next week on October 25. It is a campaign to raise awareness and help protect bats.
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7 Fascinating Facts About Bats - Mother Jones

7 Fascinating Facts About Bats - Mother Jones | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
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Silhouetted against an orange harvest moon, fluttering out of a haunted house, or circling Count Dracula's cape: We often think of bats as creepy, especially this time of year.
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Mauritius to kill 18000 threatened native bats in 'disgraceful' cull - Mongabay.com

Mauritius to kill 18000 threatened native bats in 'disgraceful' cull - Mongabay.com | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
The government believes that bats have become a “pest,” and a culling event to reduce bat population by 20 percent is scheduled to start mid-October.
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Little Brown Bats Eating Mosquitos

Provided to YouTube by CDBaby Little Brown Bats Eating Mosquitos · Timothy Seaman Virginia Wildlife ℗ 2004 Pine Wind Music, Inc. Released on: 2004-01-01 ...
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