Holy bat detector! Ecologists develop first Europe-wide bat ID tool

Tuesday, August 7, 2012 - 10:30 in Biology & Nature

Just as differences in song can be used to distinguish one bird species from another, the pips and squeaks bats use to find prey can be used to identify different species of bat. Now, for the first time, ecologists have developed a Europe-wide tool capable of identifying bats from their echolocation calls.

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