Scientist uses heavy metal music to train wild bats in Panama

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Scientist uses heavy metal music to train wild bats in Panama
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How do you train a wild animal to come back to you after you have set it free? If it is a fringe-lipped bat, Trachops cirrhosis, just play a bit of heavy metal music. Bat researcher and postdoctoral fellow, Inga Geipel from the Smithsonian’s Tropical Research Institute in Panama, has trained wild bats to associate a music with food. Learn more at: http://smithsonianscience.org/2014/10/scientist-uses-heavy-metal-music-train-wild-bats-panama/ Music: Planks Video: Inga Geipel
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2014-10-14T13:48:44.000Z
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