New social role for echolocation

Irene Mendez Cruz / Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute
June 19, 2020
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Irene Mendez Cruz / Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute

Social information encoded in their echolocation calls may allow some species of bats to share foraging information, according to a recent study by Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (STRI) scientists and collaborating institutions published online in Behavioral Ecology.

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