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'Zen' Bats Hit Their Target By Not Aiming at It


Animals  (tags: Bat, Zen, Maryland, Egyptain )

Nancy
- 3425 days ago - sciencedaily.com
New research conducted at the University of Maryland's bat lab shows Egyptian fruit bats find a target by NOT aiming their guiding sonar directly at it.



   

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gail dair (0)
Monday February 8, 2010, 12:27 am
noted thanks
 

Stephen Parnwell (5)
Monday February 8, 2010, 8:05 am
noted
 

Judy C (91)
Monday February 8, 2010, 12:32 pm
Interesting. Thanks, Nancy.
 

Terry B (649)
Monday February 8, 2010, 12:40 pm
Bats using what the engineers and mathematicians call "fuzzy logic" millions of years before we dicovered it.
 

Estella Ameigh (22)
Monday February 8, 2010, 2:58 pm
That was interesting. Thanks Nancy.
 

catherine g (120)
Monday February 8, 2010, 4:44 pm
bats are wonderful creatures! look up bat conservation international ~

of great concern to me was the sidebar story about the marburg virus. scientists have discovered that the virus harbor is bats, specifically the egyptian fruit bat. now they are honing in on the harbor of the ebola virus, closely related to marburg. bats and miners and tourists share caves ~ is there now going to be a campaign to rid the caves of bats? ~
 

AA S (136)
Monday February 8, 2010, 6:39 pm
Fascinating, thank you.
 

Lenee Lirette (30)
Monday February 8, 2010, 6:50 pm
noted. very interesting!
 

Chris K (1231)
Monday February 8, 2010, 6:53 pm
noted - thanks for sharing!
 

Rebecca Zimmerman (4)
Monday February 8, 2010, 6:54 pm
Definitely an interesting article. I think that bats are beautiful, and people need to get over the horror stories about them so that everyone can appreciate them for the wonderful creatures they are.
 

Vinnie m (333)
Monday February 8, 2010, 9:00 pm
Thanks Nancy, I love all BATS. Without them eating millions of insects for us every night all over the world Mankind could not live on this planet. Isn't every creature God made, down to the smallest microcrobes that protect our bodies Wonderous?
 

MsR S (189)
Tuesday February 9, 2010, 12:31 am
Namaste to them. Animals know so much more than we credit them...!
 

. (0)
Tuesday February 9, 2010, 3:14 am
noted
 

Mari 's (1356)
Tuesday February 9, 2010, 9:24 am


I LOVE BATS!! BATS RULE!!
 

. (0)
Wednesday February 10, 2010, 1:07 am
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Wednesday February 10, 2010, 1:09 am
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