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Bats are birds or animals? Can they see
at the night?

Asked by jintu deka, 17 Jul '08 02:49 pm
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Bats are using sound navigation system so that they can fly well in night also
Answered by Janee Rajaa, 17 Jul '08 02:50 pm

 
  
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They are mammals, hence not birds. They cannot see but they have a radar like system where they can sense movements and obstructions precisely.
Answered by Aditya Misra, 17 Jul '08 02:50 pm

 
  
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Flittermouse " is the name once given to this animal. At other times the bat was likened to being a bird.sound navigation system is used by them to see at night
Answered by PARTHA PATHAK, 17 Jul '08 02:53 pm

 
  
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Bats are mammals. Though sometimes called "flying rodents", "flying mice," or even mistaken for insects and birds, bats are not, in fact, any of these things. they are animals
By emitting high-pitched sounds and listening to the echoes, also known as sonar, microbats locate prey and other nearby objects. This is the process of echolocation, an ability they share with dolphins and whales. Two groups of moths exploit the bats' senses: tiger moths produce ultrasonic signals to warn the bats that the moths are chemically-protected (aposematism) (this was once thought to be a form of "radar jamming", but this theory has been disproved); the moths Noctuidae have a hearing organ called a tympanum which responds to an incoming bat signal by causing the moth's flight muscles to twitch erratically, sending the moth into random evasive manoeuvres.

Although the eyes of most microbat species are small and poorly developed, leading to poor visual acuity, it ...more
Answered by Naimisha, 17 Jul '08 10:53 pm

 
  
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They are animals. They cannot see at night, only they can be seen.
Answered by ssar dubli, 17 Jul '08 02:53 pm

 
  
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