Posted on February 18, 2008 by Afarensis, FCD
Does one ever need a good reason to post videos of bats – especially vampire bats?
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Posted on September 24, 2007 by Afarensis, FCD
As I mentioned previously PLOS has an interesting paper on echolocation in bats and whales (you may also recall this post on echolocation in whales). The PloS One paper looks at the FoxP2 gene in bats, cetaceans and various other animals.
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Posted on September 19, 2007 by Afarensis, FCD
The FOXP2 gene has been been implicated in evolution of human language and now, according to Science Daily, the gene has a role in echolocation as well. The research is being published in PLOS One (I haven’t had a chance to read it yet so I am relying on Science Daily). According to Science Daily:
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Posted on August 20, 2007 by Afarensis, FCD
Science Daily reports on research using stable isotope analysis to identify whether vampire bats are feeding on domestic cattle or wild mammals:
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Posted on November 24, 2004 by Afarensis, FCD
A while back I provided links on the evolution of the eye. Here are two links for a fascinating discovery concerning the evolution of bats.
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