Moth Sounds and the Insect-Catching Behavior of Bats

@article{Dunning1965MothSA,
  title={Moth Sounds and the Insect-Catching Behavior of Bats},
  author={Dorothy C. Dunning and Kenneth D. Roeder},
  journal={Science},
  year={1965},
  volume={147},
  pages={173 - 174}
}
Captive bats trained to catch mealworms tossed in midair turned away from most of these targets when simultaneously confronted with a recorded train of the ultrasonic pulses generated by an Arctiid moth. When similarly exposed to the recorded echolocation pulses of another bat, presented at the same intensity as the "moth" sounds, they were not so affected. 
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Medical Sciences, and partly by grant No. AI-00947 from the Institute of Tropical Medicine and Parasitology
  • White and from B. A. Kovacs and his colleagues on this subject [Science 146,
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Webster for all his help and for the use of his laboratory, without which this work could not have been done
  • This study was supported by PHS fellowship No. 5-F1-18,991 from the Institute of General Medical Sciences, and partly by grant No. AI-00947 from the Institute of Tropical Medicine and Parasitology