Chemistry & migration mysteries: fur holds clues to previous journeys
Cryan, P. 2004. Chemistry & migration mysteries: fur holds clues to previous journeys. Bats. 22(3): 12-13.
The bat was not only pregnant but downright angry as I snipped a bit of fur from her back. Within a few seconds, however, she flapped her powerful wings, took off from my hand and disappeared into the night, rejoining thousands of female hoary bats (Lasiurus cinereus) on their migration through the mountains of New Mexico...