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ITT: Mysterious Deaths of Migrating Bats

High Plains Public Radio

March 30, 2018

High Plains Public Radio - There are more than 1,300 bat species. Some migrate. But for years researchers haven’t had much information about their migration patterns

Now, because of hundreds of telemetry towers and transmitters glued onto bats' backs, a Texas Tech bat researcher is getting data about where the bats go. That could help Liam McGuire discover why hundreds of thousands of the flying mammals across North America die each year because of wind turbines.

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