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New Tool Can Identify Bats By Sound
2012-08-07 11:17:02

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Have you ever tried to tell the difference between 34 different bat species? Like a fingerprint or the specific pitch and timbre of a person´s voice can differentiate one human from another, so, too, can the subtleties in squeaks and squelches set one bat apart from the others. Now, a team of ecologists have built an echo-location tool which can identify specific bats based on their vocal signatures. The new tool,...

Latest Bat species identification Reference Libraries

2007-06-25 08:29:12

The Common Pipistrelle, Pipistrellus Pipistrellus, is a species of small bat that ranges across most of Europe, North Africa, southwestern Asia, and into Korea. It is one of the most common species in the British Isles. Its brown fur is variable in tone. It is common in woodland and farmland but is also found in towns, where it roosts in lofts and buildings. The Common Pipistrelle is 1.4 to 1.8 inches long and has a wing span of 7.5 to 10 inches. This species was once considered the same...

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