Professor's bat research focuses on flight technique
The above diagrams exhibit the results of Adams, Shaw and Snode’s research. Some species of bats use their tails to assist in takeoff and flight. Courtesy of the UNC Chiropteran Research Laboratory
With the help of slow motion, highly sensitive cameras and wind tunnels, a UNC professor and two graduate students have made a new discovery involving the role the tail plays in the flight of bats.
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