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Re: Bats Could Fly Before They Had 'Radar'



Janet m vandenburgh writes:

Bats Flew First, Developed Echolocation Later, Fossilized Missing Link Shows
Science Daily Wed, 13 Feb 2008 10:23 AM PST
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2008/02/080213121444.htm



There's also a link on that page to a fascinating article on the running abilities of vampire bats (which might have relevance to some pterosaurs):


http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2005/03/050323151446.htm

I'd love to see footage of the bats breaking into a gallop on a treadmill.

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