In the same way that visual camouflage makes things hard to see, acoustic camouflage makes it hard for bats to see moths.
Bats can emit sound frequencies that disrupt other bats' sonar signals.
From bats to whales, echolocation helps certain mammals navigate environments with limited visibility using reflected sounds.
If a noisy neighbor is blasting music, drowning out your conversations and interrupting your sleep, you can call the police. But what is a whale to do?
Despite the fact that they don't communicate through sound, some moths have ears. Find out why on this Moment of Science.