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Fruit Bats Echolocate During the Day Despite Having Great Vision
Contrary to what researchers had assumed, Egyptian fruit bats don’t rely solely on sight to orient themselves as they drink and forage for food in daylight. 
Fruit Bats Echolocate During the Day Despite Having Great Vision
Fruit Bats Echolocate During the Day Despite Having Great Vision

Contrary to what researchers had assumed, Egyptian fruit bats don’t rely solely on sight to orient themselves as they drink and forage for food in daylight. 

Contrary to what researchers had assumed, Egyptian fruit bats don’t rely solely on sight to orient themselves as they drink and forage for food in daylight. 

ABOVE: Yuval Barkai
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Image of the Day: Hammerhead
The Scientist Staff | May 21, 2018
This hammer-headed fruit bat is wearing a GPS tracker deployed by researchers with the Wildlife Conservation Society.
Image of the Day: Fetal Fruit Bat, Unveiled
The Scientist Staff, The Scientist Staff | Oct 23, 2017
A dissection microscope reveals the delicate inner structures of a third-trimester fetal fruit bat (Megachiroptera).