echolocation

Bat species use remarkable stealth technique to sneak up on their prey


August 24th, 2010 - 5:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 24 (ANI): Scientists in the UK have discovered that a rare British bat has developed remarkable stealth technique to sneak up on moths.Holger Goerlitz of the University of Bristol in ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Seals use whiskers to track faraway fish


June 12th, 2010 - 4:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 12 (ANI): A team of German scientists have found that harbour seals can track passing miniature submarines from 130 feet away by using their extraordinarily sensitive whiskers to follow the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

How bats distinguish between the calls of their own and different species


May 20th, 2010 - 3:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 20 (ANI): Scientists of the Max Planck Institute for Ornithology in Seewiesen have found that bats can distinguish between the calls of their own and different species with their echolocation ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Study sheds light on bats’ ability to ’see’ in the dark


May 11th, 2010 - 2:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 11 (ANI): A team of British researchers has shed new light on bats' remarkable ability to 'see' in the dark.They have found that bats use the echoes from their own ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

How moth plays ‘Trick or Treat’ with bat


October 18th, 2009 - 11:59 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 18 (ANI): Scientists at Wake Forest University have discovered that a species of tiger moth plays a trick with sound to avoid becoming a bat's tasty treat.Aaron Corcoran, a ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Bats identify other bats by sound


June 5th, 2009 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 5 (IANS) Bats can recognise one another by the nature of their sounds, says a new study carried out in Germany. The study, conducted by the University of Tubingen, explains ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Why wind turbines can mean death for bats


August 26th, 2008 - 4:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 26 (ANI): Researchers have explained how turbines are a life-threatening hazard for bats, attributing the reason for the death of the flying mammals to internal hemorrhaging consistent with trauma ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Earliest bats developed flight skills before echolocation over 50 mln years ago


November 14th, 2007 - 2:42 am ICT by admin
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