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They navigate and hunt prey by echolocation. Bats are the only mammals that can truly fly.
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idnewsalert.org » Bats – What You Think You Know About Them is ...

idnewsalert.org » Bats – What You Think You Know About Them is ... | Bats | Scoop.it
This is not even close. the bats are more closely related to primates and scientists tend to put the bat in its category or group known as chiroptera which means hand-wing in a grand order known as Archonta.
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Chiroptera-Inspired Seating - The BatWings Chair is Sculpturally ...

Chiroptera-Inspired Seating - The BatWings Chair is Sculpturally ... | Bats | Scoop.it
Chiroptera-Inspired Seating - Inspired by mammals in the order Chiroptera, the BatWings Chair has a creepy factor that is nevertheless stylish and sophisticated at the same time...
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Sucker-Footed Bat Hangs Upright Via Sweat, Not Suction

Sucker-Footed Bat Hangs Upright Via Sweat, Not Suction | Bats | Scoop.it
Despite its name, the sucker-footed bat of Madagascar—one of the few bats known to roost upright—actually uses "modified sweat" to cling to surfaces, a new study says.
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Andale! Arriba! The Mexican Free-Tailed Bat: Speedy Gonzales Of The Bat World

Andale! Arriba! The Mexican Free-Tailed Bat: Speedy Gonzales Of The Bat World | Bats | Scoop.it
Tadarida brasiliensis mexicana, or the Mexican Free-Tailed Bat to you and I, is a superlative species.
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How to attract bats to your garden | Discover Wildlife

How to attract bats to your garden | Discover Wildlife | Bats | Scoop.it
- Look out for bats in your local area and roosting in your house, and then try to work out how to provide feeding sites in your garden.
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New Bat Has Odd-Shaped Nose - Discovery News

New Bat Has Odd-Shaped Nose - Discovery News | Bats | Scoop.it
New Bat Has Odd-Shaped NoseDiscovery NewsThe scientific name for this newest member of the bat community is Hipposideros griffini, belonging to the family known for its distinctive noses that help bats to focus echolocation calls.
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Your Health Educator: Calorie Burning (dancing) Bats

Your Health Educator: Calorie Burning (dancing) Bats | Bats | Scoop.it
In my class today, we were discussing a research study involving the energy expenditure (i.e. calorie burn) of bats who use echolocation verses non echolocating birds and non echolocating bats. Ebat and Ne bats.
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Fears for bat populations as millions die from fungal disease - Telegraph

Fears for bat populations as millions die from fungal disease - Telegraph | Bats | Scoop.it
Scientists studying white nose syndrome in bats estimate the fungal ailment
has killed at least 5.7 million bats in 16 states and Canada, providing
alarming new numbers about the scope of its decimation.
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Bats nesting in building on grounds of St Catherine's Secure Centre on ... - St Helens Star

Bats nesting in building on grounds of St Catherine's Secure Centre on ... - St Helens Star | Bats | Scoop.it
Bats nesting in building on grounds of St Catherine's Secure Centre on ...St Helens StarA CARE organisation has submitted a planning application to build a new home for Long-eared bats.
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Science helps bats navigate wind turbines

Science helps bats navigate wind turbines | Bats | Scoop.it
Echolocation call detectors help wind turbines operators determine how quickly the turbine blades should spin.
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Are Bats Blind? : Discovery News

Are Bats Blind? : Discovery News | Bats | Scoop.it
The oldest known bat fossil yields important clues to bats' unique senses.
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Bats: compasses, tongues and memories | Not Exactly Rocket Science | Discover Magazine

Bats: compasses, tongues and memories | Not Exactly Rocket Science | Discover Magazine | Bats | Scoop.it
Animal behaviour | In a (very) loose tie-in with the recent release of the Dark Knight, it's Bat Weekend at Not Exactly Rocket Science, where I'll be reposting a few old but relev...
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Bat Behavior - Echolocation Helps Them Recognize Each Other's Voices

Bat Behavior - Echolocation Helps Them Recognize Each Other's Voices | Bats | Scoop.it
Bats, unlike most animals, don't primarily use their voices for communication.
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Wind turbines should be painted purple to deter bats, scientists claim - Telegraph

Wind turbines should be painted purple to deter bats, scientists claim - Telegraph | Bats | Scoop.it

Wind turbines should be painted purple to prevent bats and birds from flying
into them. @_BCT_ @nickw7coc @BatConIntl

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Roads are detrimental to Europe’s protected bats, new study finds | Campus PR

A new study by the University of Leeds is the first to prove that major roads significantly reduce bat numbers, activity and diversity – raising serious issues for how road construction projects mitigate their impact on these protected species.
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Bats' echolocation recorded and recreated

Bats' echolocation recorded and recreated | Bats | Scoop.it
A team of British researchers has worked with six adult Egyptian fruit bats to record and recreate their calls.
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Investigating the Role of Bats in Emerging Zoonoses

Investigating the Role of Bats in Emerging Zoonoses | Bats | Scoop.it
Bats make up one of the largest groups of mammalian species, including over 1150 species worldwide. These animals provide important ecosystem services through pollination, seed dispersal, and insect control.
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Flying in the face of logic

Flying in the face of logic | Bats | Scoop.it
BORROWING a chant from the 1960s: hey, hey Bob Brown, how many birds have you killed today?
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