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Animal Behaviour

Eavesdropping on bats

Two investigations into bat echolocation provide striking examples of the sophistication and the possible evolutionary and ecological consequences of variability in call design.

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Figure 1: The two sides of the echolocation fence.

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Fenton, B., Ratcliffe, J. Eavesdropping on bats. Nature 429, 612–613 (2004). https://doi.org/10.1038/429612a

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