bats
Animals
Little Bats Reach Speeds of Up to 100 MPH
Zooming Brazilian free-tailed bats smash the stereotype of bats as inefficient fliers.... READ ON
Animals
Hang Out With Bats via Two New Live Streams
Get your bat fix with live streams of fuzzy bats from the Organization for Bat Conservation.... READ ON
Animals
Moths Use Their Long Tails to Confuse Bat Sonar
Crafty!... READ ON
Technology
This Flying Bat Robot Is the New Star of Your Nightmares
It uses silicone skin to fly like the real thing.... READ ON
Animals
Toxic Moths Use Sonar Signals to Tell Bats to Stay Away
Like protective coloration, the moths’ “don’t eat me” sounds keep hungry bats from biting.... READ ON
Animals
5 Backyard and Balcony Habitats You Can Build to Attract Wildlife
It requires surprisingly little effort.... READ ON
Science
Bats Can Plan Their Kills Two Insects Ahead
Echolocating bats are already thinking about their next move before they kill the insect they’re currently targeting.... READ ON
Animals
Watch 20 Million Bats Form a Batnado Outside of Bracken Cave in Texas
This is what the world's largest bat colony looks like.... READ ON
Science
Vampire Bats Regurgitate Meals for Their Friends
Female vampire bats are generous to friends who have helped them in the past.... READ ON
Science
Bats Use Figure Skater–Like Moves to Land Upside Down
Bats use inertia provided by their heavy wings to land upside down.... READ ON
Animals
Itsy-Bitsy Arachnids Use Bats as Airplanes
Scientists spotted tiny pseudoscorpions stowing away in bat fur in New Zealand.... READ ON
Science
How Bats Avoid Hitting Obstacles With Echolocation
It’s simpler than you might think, according to a new model.... READ ON
Animals
This Frog Escapes Danger by Running Toward It
Sometimes the best, or even only, solution to a problem is a counterintuitive one.... READ ON
Animals
Bat With Insanely Long Tongue Found in Bolivia
The tube-lipped nectar bat has a tongue 150 percent the size of its body.... READ ON
Animals
A Potential New Treatment for Bats with White-Nose Syndrome
The fungal infection has killed more than 5 million bats. Scientists are testing out a new treatment.... READ ON
Animals
9 Fantastic Facts About Flying Foxes
The largest bats on earth are gentle giants with a misleading name.... READ ON

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