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Posts tagged sonar

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.

November 9, 2018

 

Bat Jammers

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

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.

January 6, 2012

 

The whales are trying to talk... turn down the volume!

Noise Pollution Is Affecting Whales

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?

September 30, 2011

 

A Hearing Test for Moths

Despite the fact that they don't communicate through sound, some moths have ears. Find out why on this Moment of Science.

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