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The secrets of super-slurper bat tongues

The secrets of super-slurper bat tongues

Author: Sid Perkins / Source: Science News for Students Hair-like structures on the tip of some bats’ tongues help them slurp nectar far more efficiently than a smooth tongue would. Here these structures are shown up close. The tongue is a wonderfully...

Hygieostatic Bat Roost

Hygieostatic Bat Roost

Source: Atlas Obscura The bat roost. Larry D. Moore (CC BY-SA 3.0) Malaria outbreaks were a serious concern in the early 20th century. Bats were natural warriors within this public health battle, as they devour the disease’s main culprit: mosquitoes. An adult bat can...

Adam West’s Five Best Batman Moments

Adam West’s Five Best Batman Moments

Source: DC Unable to play video. Neither flash nor html5 is supported! With the sad news of Adam West‘s passing, it seemed like a good time to remember the best moments of his most iconic role, that of the 1960’s Batman. A list like this could easily...

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