Scholastic and AMNH present Scicence Explorations Soar with Bats: Night Fliers of the Skies
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Putting It Together

Imagine you've accompanied Dr. Nancy Simmons on a nighttime field expedition to study bats.
Your challenge: Observe how bats have bacome adapted over time.

Bats Belong
What will you discover as you make your book? Go

What are other ways to learn more about bats? Go
Colony (kol-uh-nee)
A large group of animals that live together

Echolocation (ek-oh-loh-kay-shuhn)
A system by which bats make high-frequency sounds, listen for their echoes, and use the information to navigate and locate their prey

Morphology (morf-ol-uh-jee)
The physical structure of animals and plants