How Bat Moms Find Their Babies in Crowded, Dark Caves | Nat Geo Wild

How Bat Moms Find Their Babies in Crowded, Dark Caves | Nat Geo Wild

Your video will begin in 20
Skip (10)

Thanks! Share it with your friends!

You disliked this video. Thanks for the feedback!



Added by ethio
28 Views
In a crowded dark cave, “tequila” bat moms rely on their sense of smell to find their babies.
➡ Subscribe: http://bit.ly/NatGeoWILDSubscribe

About Nat Geo Wild:
Welcome to a place so wild, anything can happen. Nat Geo Wild is the network all about animals from National Geographic, where every story is an adventure and your imagination is allowed to run wild.

Get More Nat Geo Wild:
Official Site: http://bit.ly/NatGeoWILD
Facebook: http://bit.ly/NGWFacebook
Twitter: http://bit.ly/NGWTwitter
Instagram: http://bit.ly/NGWInstagram

Searching for your child in a crowd can be stressful enough, but imagine trying to find them in a crowded, pitch-black cave. That’s not a problem for these “tequila” bat moms since they rely on their sense of smell to find their babies. The video show a mother bat moving over a cluster of babies to find her own. As soon as she’s in the cluster, the pup becomes agitated and directs its body to her. Once the mother sniffs out her pup, she licks it until it's latches onto her nipple.

National Geographic explorer Begoña Iñarritu studied these bats in the caves of the Sonoran Desert. Iñarritu suspects the pups may also recognize their mother, but it's unclear when newborns begin to recognize the scent of their mothers.

Read more in "How 'Tequila Bats' Find Their Pups"
https://news.nationalgeographic.com/2018/05/lesser-long-nosed-tequila-bats-animals-spd/

How Bat Moms Find Their Babies in Crowded, Dark Caves | Nat Geo Wild
https://youtu.be/eaLnK4jc1nA

Nat Geo Wild
https://www.youtube.com/user/NatGeoWild
Category
WWW Videos Documentary Videos

Post your comment

Comments

Be the first to comment
EthiosVideo.com
Angereds torg Angered, GOT 424 65 SE
Phone: 0764376898 Price : 0 Website: http://www.ethiosvideo.com/ Image : EthiosVideo