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Bat Sexes Alternate Between Cohabitation And Solitude
2013-01-25 12:37:51

Family dynamics can vary from species to species. However, a new study shows that family dynamics among the tiny Daubenton’s bats living in the north of England can vary by altitude and season.


Word of the Day
prosopography
  • a study of the individuals in a group of people within a specific context and their relationships.
  • In rhetoric, the description of any one's personal appearance.
The word 'prosopography' comes from a Latin word meaning 'description of a person’s appearance' from Greek roots meaning 'face' or 'person' and 'writing'.