Neurobiology of echolocation in bats

  title={Neurobiology of echolocation in bats},
  author={C. Moss and Shiva R. Sinha},
  journal={Current Opinion in Neurobiology},
  • C. Moss, Shiva R. Sinha
  • Published 2003
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Current Opinion in Neurobiology
  • Echolocating bats (sub-order: Microchiroptera) form a highly successful group of animals, comprising approximately 700 species and an estimated 25% of living mammals. Many echolocating bats are nocturnal predators that have evolved a biological sonar system to orient and forage in three-dimensional space. Acoustic signal processing and vocal-motor control are tightly coupled, and successful echolocation depends on the coordination between auditory and motor systems. Indeed, echolocation… CONTINUE READING
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