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Bats Use Leaves As Mirrors To Find Camouflaged Insects

Bats are widely misunderstood creatures in the animal kingdom - while they're associated with witches, vampires and darkness in general, they're actually super cute and interesting. And scientists have just discovered something amazing about them - bats use leaves as "mirrors" that reflect sound waves, helping them find insects hiding behind leaves. Cool, right? Or confusing? Keep on reading, we'll explain everything. 

scientists just discovered that bats can use echolocation to find hiding prey
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These large bats, in fact the largest bats in the world, are known as "flying foxes." But are they cute like foxes, or creepy like bats? Let me know what you think!

-Sally Squeeps

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Theheretik says: "A friend of mine in Washington State found this little girl, an injured Myotis Bat, needing to be rescued. Doesn't she look cute in a towel?"

I'm glad your friend was able to rescue her, and hope that the rehabilitation goes well. Good luck!

-Sally Squeeps

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