Novel research on African bats pilots new ways in sharing and linking published data

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  • April 22, 2020
  • Newly published findings about the phylogenetics and systematics of some previously known, but also other yet to be identified species of Old World Leaf-nosed bats, provide the first contribution to a recently launched collection of research articles, whose task is to help scientists from across disciplines to better understand potential hosts and vectors of zoonotic diseases, such as […]

    Guest Blog Post: New Area of Importance for Bat Conservation in Honduras

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  • March 24, 2020
  • The recognition of the “Ceguaca, la Mujer de los Juncos” locality comes as a result of research work – published last year in Subterranean Biology – which produced the first checklist of bats for Santa Bárbara Guest blog post by Eduardo Javier Ordoñez-Trejo and Manfredo Alejandro Turcios-Casco Bat populations are threatened due to fragmentation and […]

    Black mouse-eared bat goes green: First case of a fruit-eating bat in the largest genus

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  • November 11, 2015
  • Out of more than 110 allegedly well-studied mouse-eared bat species, there turns out to be one that has been keeping its diet a mystery. Belonging to the largest group of bats, known to be feeding on insects exclusively, the widely common Black mouse-eared bat (Myotis nigricans) is found to also seek fruits. The Brazilian team […]