Bats cannot tell a tree from a turbine

October 1, 2014 6:40 AM

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In an unfortunate turn of events, researchers figured out that bats often mistakes turbines for a tree. The result is gruesome because it often causes the bats death.

According to wind turbine engineers, there are more and more dead bats being found under wind turbines. The U.S. Geological Survey research team says the most common of bat being caught in turbines is the hoary bat.

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