Friday, July 29, 2011

Plant echolocatability as an evolutionarily-selectable trait

This article in the LA Times talks about how certain plant have leaves that have developed to allow bat to locate them faster using echolocation. It's the same idea as using bright colors or plumage... just with SOUND!


(I am the batman.)

1 comment:

  1. Most of you are too young but (to this day) I remember the David Letterman quote "Dem bats is smart, they use radar!". It's from 1989.

    Here's a YouTube clip: