Bat Proof Moth!

Bats find their food through echolocation. They send out a sound wave that hits another object. The sound wave bounces off and the bat receives the signal with highly adapted ears. The bat brain computes the distance, size and edibility of the object and then scoops it up by progressively echo locating the prey. Some moths are immune, however. Bats just can’t seem to find some species. The protected moths have specialized scales, and fur-like growths that absorb sound waves. Like modern warships designed to avoid enemy radar, these moths are truly clandestine! See and read more at:

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