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Posts tagged echolocation

April 15, 2019

 

How Moths Hide From Bats

In the same way that visual camouflage makes things hard to see, acoustic camouflage makes it hard for bats to see moths.

March 18, 2019

 

Human Echolocation

Scientists have shown that many blind people develop enhanced hearing abilities.

January 21, 2019

 

How Fireflies Survive

New research shows how fireflies use their flashing bodies to avoid bats.

November 9, 2018

 

Bat Jammers

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

September 14, 2017

 

Bats have more than twenty muscles devoted to moving their ears.

Bats Use Active Hearing

Scientists are studying bats' echolocation abilities.

October 21, 2015

 

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Humans Can Echolocate, Too

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

August 13, 2015

 

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Super Bats 

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

December 8, 2014

 

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The Better to Hear You

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

March 27, 2012

 

A 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

 

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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