Image of the Day: Fetal Fruit Bat, Unveiled

A dissection microscope reveals the delicate inner structures of a third-trimester fetal fruit bat (Megachiroptera).

The Scientist Staff and The Scientist Staff
Oct 23, 2017

A darkfield stereomicroscopy image of a fruit bat fetus in its third trimesterRICK ADAMS, UNIVERSITY OF NORTHERN COLORADO, NIKON SMALL WORLD PHOTOMICROGRAPHY COMPETITION

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