Science Videos
from news services

Bat's Tongue a Showpiece of Feeding Efficiency

May 8, 2013
Reuters / Powered by
Researchers at Brown University have unravelled the secrets of the fruit bat's efficiency in collecting nectar from plants. Using a high speed camera, the scientists have shown that the bat's tongue becomes engorged with blood and changes shape to become a mop-like tool the animal uses to draw nectar into its mouth.
Total shares:  
Related Videos

Share This Page:

Plants & Animals News
November 30, 2015

Latest Headlines
updated 12:56 pm ET