Are Bats Blind?

Are Bats Blind?


Myth Busting Monday - Are Bats Blind?

If we got £1 for every time we heard someone say this ........ This saying has developed because of bats amazing ability to use sonar to navigate through dark areas and avoid obstacles, called echolocation. Their eyes, although small, are completely functional. Fruit bats, that do not use echolocation, have sharp vision and some can see ultraviolet light. MYTH VERDICT: FALSE

Species in photo: Nathusius pipistrelle

close up of a bat
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