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October 28, 2021

Pale spear-nosed bats have exceptional longevity

Researchers are exploring why pale spear-nosed bats (Phyllostomus discolor) have such exceptional longevity.

[Research supported by U.S. National Science Foundation grant DEB 1838273.]

Learn more in the NSF news release NSF announces new awards for Understanding the Rules of Life. (Date image taken: unknown; date originally posted to NSF Multimedia Gallery: Oct. , 2021)

Credit: Stephen J. Rossiter, Queen Mary University, London

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