Posts Tagged ‘bats’

Bats: Hearing Is Believing

Friday, September 5th, 2014
bats, echolocation

Several new studies offer evidence of how bats use echolocation to find food—and to avoid bumping into things.

Bat Navigation

Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014
Stefan Greif

How do bats find their way home in the dark?

Happy Pollinator Week

Friday, June 20th, 2014
honey bees, honeybees, pollination, pollinators, birds, bats, flies, UC Berkeley

Celebrate some of the hardest workers in the natural world!

The Patterns of Fluid Movement

Thursday, February 20th, 2014
whales, birds, bats, bend, propulsion, fluid, motion, winds, tails, fins, marine, jellyfish

Do the wings of an airborne monarch butterfly move through the air the same way the tail of a bottlenose dolphin moves through the sea?

Will You Be Mine?

Friday, February 14th, 2014
valentines, valentine, mating, romance, love, animals, minks, spiders, sea slugs, bats, lyrebirds, mice, monkeys, birds, zoos

Learn what animals will do for love…

Bats vs Frogs

Friday, January 31st, 2014
frogs, bats, amphibians, echolocation, ripples, water, prey, predator

Bats use ripples in the water to detect their frog prey.

Convergent Evolution in the Genes

Thursday, September 12th, 2013
dolphins, toothed whales, bats, echolocation, genes, genetics, genomics, hearing, convergent, evolution, adaptation

How does echolocation work at the gene level for diverse animals like bats and dolphins?

Bat Immunity

Tuesday, February 5th, 2013
bats, disease, immunity, flight, evolution, DNA

Bats have amazing immunity to disease and are the only mammals that fly. Could the two be intertwined?

The Bat Bunker

Tuesday, October 2nd, 2012

In English and Spanish. The Nature Conservancy is hoping to combat white nose fungus with an artificial bat cave.

Bat Radar

Friday, February 25th, 2011

Biologists are tracking bats using weather technology.

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