Image of the Day: Sweet Flight

Orange nectar bats (Lonchophylla robusta) use their grooved tongues to pump nectar directly into their mouths while hovering.

The Scientist Staff
Sep 28, 2015

UNIVERSITY OF ULM, M. TSCHAPKA

(See “Nectar uptake in bats using a pumping-tongue mechanism,” Science Advances, 2015.)

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