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October 28, 2021

Leaf structure on face of leaf-nosed bats may be important for echolocation

Researchers theorize the leaf structure on the face of the leaf-nosed bat may be important for echolocation.

[Research supported by U.S. National Science Foundation grant DEB 1115895.]

Learn more in the NSF Research News story The night life: Why we need bats all the time -- not just on Halloween. (Date image taken: unknown; date originally posted to NSF Multimedia Gallery: Nov. 3, 2021)

Credit: Brock Fenton

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