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Study reveals new insights into bat echolocation

February 17, 2022

Bats are famous for using echolocation—a process where emitted sound waves bounce off objects, providing information about their size, distance, and the surrounding environment. Bats have a unique inner ear structure that helps them hear these echoes. In a new study, researchers have discovered that this structure varies greatly among bats, providing new insights into the evolution of echolocation.

February 17, 2022

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