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Moths avoid being caught by bats by picking up the squeaks that bats make.
Sensitivity to the squeaks enables them to change direction. Some types of moths have even learned to make their own squeaks to confuse bats. More »
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20 Aug 2010 ... ... evolved ears to detect bats' ultrasonic calls to avoid being eaten. ... They found that while most moths can detect bats when they're as far as ...
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19 Aug 2010 ... Many moths simply drop to the ground when they hear bats' clicks ... Another from a Royal Society journal showed that a moth can ... The interplay between bats' strategies to hunt and the moths' strategies to avoid being ...
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19 Aug 2013 ... Large moths have to do something extra to avoid the bats, and their ... of being able to hear at 80 kHz is obvious to the moth: it can detect the ...
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