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BATS Magazine

VOLUME 5, NO. 3 Fall 1987


On the Cover

In Kenya, East Africa, a Heart-nosed Bat (Cardioderma cor) zeroes in on its prey, a cricket. Recent experimentation has shown that this species has hearing so sensitive that it can hear a beetle walking on sand from nearly 10 feet away. Their diet consists primarily of insects, but also includes small vertebrates. During the wet season, individuals spend considerable time “singing” to establish their exclusive foraging territories.

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All articles in this issue:
BCI Organizes for Expanded Capability
Board Elects Officers
REVIEW
Fruit Bats: Prime Movers of Tropical Seeds
India's Samanar Hill Caves Saved
Prime Minister of India Enjoys Bat Exhibit
Australia's Flying Foxes Still Need Help
Medal Awarded to BCI Member
Community Bat Awareness Seminars
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