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Bat microbiomes are socially synchronized

Nature Ecology & Evolutionvolume 3pages1819 (2019) | Download Citation

Analysis of fruit bat colonies reveals that, for members of the same colony, fur microbial communities change in concert.

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    • Elizabeth A. Archie

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