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UC-Santa Cruz Scientist Uses Storm-chasing Weather Radar to Track Bat Populations


February 18, 2011

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A scientist at the University of California, Santa Cruz, working with meteorologists at the University of Oklahoma, is using mobile storm-chasing radars to follow swarms of bats as they emerge from their caves each night to forage on insects.Photo by Jonathan D. Reichard, Boston University Full Story

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