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University of Maryland scientists discover that male big brown bats emit a special call - different than the ones they use to navigate in flight - that tells their comrades to “back off” from
New studies conducted by biologists at University of California, Santa Cruz show that the effects of white-nose syndrome, a deadly bat disease, may be worse in bat colonies who are increasingly social during hibernation.
Survey part of national WNS monitoring effort HARRISBURG, Pa., June 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania Game Commission biologists are seeking assistance from residents in a regional monitoring effort to collect bat maternity colony data this summer.
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., Oct. 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- To avoid becoming a bat's tasty treat, a species of tiger moth plays a trick with sound.
The ebony jewelwing (Calopteryx maculate) is a broad-winged damselfly that can be found in southeastern areas of Canada, New England, and the Mid-Atlantic States. It prefers to reside in wooded areas near rivers and streams, but it has been seen away from water sources. This species reaches an average length between 1.5 and 2.2 inches and it differs in color depending upon the sex and age. Adult males are bluish green in color with a metallic appearance, while females are duller brown in...
The big brown bat (Eptesicus fuscus) is a vesper bat that can be found in many areas including Canada, Colombia, Guatemala, Jamaica, Panama, and the United States. It can be found roosting in many areas including tree hollows, caves, barns, abandoned buildings, and window shutters. It is thought that these bats prefer to roost in natural structures like caves for the winter. During this time, the bats will hibernate, but if the weather is warm, flying about and even breeding can occur. There...
- A morbid dread of being buried alive. Also spelled 'taphiphobia'.