Do you hear what I hear? Hearing sensitivity of the common vampire bat

Yep, that's a corny Christmas reference in the title... A recent paper compared the hearing sensitivity of common vampires with other bats. We humans can hear from about 20 Hz to just under 20,000 Hz (20 kHz). Here, listen: Vampires like other bats have excellent high frequency hearing. Anything above about 17 kHz starts to … Continue reading Do you hear what I hear? Hearing sensitivity of the common vampire bat