10 Amazing Facts You Didn’t Know About Bats

Bats Are Better Singers Than Opera Singers

Bat’s can produce ultrasonic chirps that can surpass human hearing capabilities. Most bats can range between 12 to 160 kilohertz (kHz) while chirping, and humans can hear up to 20 kHz. Soprano singers can only reach notes around 1.76 kHz, for reference. Beating out Dolphin, the bat can produce chirps louder than any other animal.

They Have Super Sonic Hearing

Check out the ears on that guy! The ears of bats don’t usually get much credit. Most people focus on the noise that the animal can produce, but a bat’s ears are just as useful as its vocal box. Recent studies have discovered that a bat can alter the shape of its ear so that it can pick up different acoustic signals. They are able to do this quicker than humans are able to blink. The biological makeup of a bat’s ear is more advance than any technology we’ve developed.

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