Female bats judge a singer by his song

Posted by on June 6, 2018 1:53 pm
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Female lesser short-tailed bats can size up a potential mate just from his singing. A new study shows that the New Zealand bat species Mystacina tuberculata relies on singing as a primary method of courtship, and the complex signals given out by males allow females to assess the physiological suitability of a mate.

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