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Posts tagged echolocation

October 21, 2015

 

blind people walking with canes

Humans Can Echolocate, Too

Visually impaired humans can develop the ability to navigate their surroundings using echolocation, like bats and dolphins.

August 13, 2015

 

flying bat

Super Bats 

With their echolocating abilities and fast sensory-motor reactions, bats are amazingly quick on the uptake.

March 5, 2015

 

bats exiting cave

Bat Jammers

Bats can elicit sound frequencies that disrupt other bats' sonar signals.

December 8, 2014

 

Orca emerges from Arctic waters

The Better to Hear You

From bats to whales, echolocation helps certain mammals navigate environments with limited visibility using reflected sounds.

March 27, 2012

 

bat with white nose syndrome

All About White Nose Syndrome In Bats

The mystery began in a cave near Albany, New York in 2006...

October 30, 2009

 

shrew

Why Shrews Twitter

Why do the nearly blind, small, mouse-like animals make so much noise? The scientific discovery about shrews.

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