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NIGHT HUNT  New research finds that bright LED lighting leaves moths open to attacks from hunting bats. ~~ Dietmar Nill/Alamy

LED lights make moths easy targets for bats

NIGHT HUNT New research finds that bright LED lighting leaves moths open to attacks from hunting bats.

Bats are dependent upon echolocation to catch their insect prey. But competition for resources is fierce among bats, so they've evolved the capacity to “jam” the signals of other bats to send them off target. | George Dvorsky, 6 Nov 2014 | Photo: Nickolay Hristov

Bats Can Transmit "Signal Jamming" Sounds

Mexican free-tailed bats “jam” each others’ echolocation calls to discombobulate competitors

SYNCHRONIZED SNACKING  Dauberton’s bats copy foraging fellows’ movements within four or five wingbeats to avoid aerial collisions.  ~~ © imageBROKER/Alamy

For bats, simple traffic patterns limit collisions

SYNCHRONIZED SNACKING Dauberton’s bats copy foraging fellows’ movements within four or five wingbeats to avoid aerial collisions.

Luna moths can use their tails to reflect the echolocation pings of bats, tricking the predators into striking the tails instead of less expendable body parts.

Fooled you! Whirling tails of luna moths deflect bat attacks

Luna moths can use their tails to reflect the echolocation pings of bats, tricking the predators into striking the tails instead of less expendable body parts.

You should probably just watch the video.

This Bat's Grooved Tongue Is a Mystery of Science

The nectar-feeding bat Lonchophylla robusta, which has a grooved tongue, visits a bromeliad flower.

Their Noses Are Amazing

5 Reasons to Love Vampire Bats

Vampire bats that share blood with nonrelatives have a wider social network to rely on when they’re in need, a new study finds.

Why the Mysterious, ‘Beautiful’ Bat is So Often Misunderstood

Behavior, body size impact bats’ fight against white-nose syndrome

Who's Killing Endangered Red Wolves in North Carolina? | Dumb rednecks hunters I'm sure. Please SIGN and share petition. Thanks.

Endangered species - A wonderful close shot of the beautiful Red Wolf as he wanders about, on the Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge. - 2009 - Photographed by Steve Hillebrand

Elephant Uses Trunk as Leaf Blower

Elephants 'Sneeze' to Get Hard-to-Reach Treats

Elephants can blow air through their trunks to help them grab food that is hard to reach, according to a recent study.

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