Bats' Power of Echolocation Allows Them to Rule at Night

December 14, 2013 8:39 AM

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Bats' Power of Echolocation Allows Them to Rule at Night

The power of both echolocation and vision has given bats an evolutionary edge over other nocturnal bird species making them the rulers of night, Tel Aviv University researchers revealed in a press statement.

According to the researchers, bats use their normal vision to see where they're going and their echolocation ability to catch smaller insects that other nocturnal birds can't see at night.

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