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Noun1.microbat - typically having large ears and feeding primarily on insectsmicrobat - typically having large ears and feeding primarily on insects; worldwide in distribution
bat, chiropteran - nocturnal mouselike mammal with forelimbs modified to form membranous wings and anatomical adaptations for echolocation by which they navigate
Microchiroptera, suborder Microchiroptera - most of the bats in the world; all bats except fruit bats insectivorous bats
mouse-eared bat - a carnivorous bat with ears like a mouse
leafnose bat, leaf-nosed bat - bat having a leaflike flap at the end of the nose; especially of the families Phyllostomatidae and Rhinolophidae and Hipposideridae
vespertilian bat, vespertilionid - a variety of carnivorous bat
brown bat - any of numerous medium to small insectivorous bats found worldwide in caves and trees and buildings
freetail, freetailed bat, free-tailed bat - small swift insectivorous bat with leathery ears and a long tail; common in warm regions
mastiff bat - a soft-furred chocolate-brown bat with folded ears and small wings; often runs along the ground
true vampire bat, vampire bat - any of various tropical American bats of the family Desmodontidae that bite mammals and birds to feed on their blood
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2nd Place: Ruling The Roost: Developing Thermally Optimal Roosts to Enhance Microbat Population Biodiversity (Cadomin Quarry).
Keennon, "Microbat: a palm-sized electrically powered ornithopter," in Proceedings of NASA/JPL Workshop on Biomorphic Robotics, pp.
Microbat paraphyly and the convergent evolution of a key innovation in Old World rhinolophoid microbats.
Innocon is promoting the design with Bental's 350g (12.4oz) MicroBat 275 payload, which integrates day and night cameras with precise zoom.
To identify the different photoreceptor types, the researchers stained the retinas of two microbat species with opsin-specific antibodies.
Bental produces the Microbat 275 gim-balled payload for mini- and micro-drones.
While this work is priceless for data on brains of bats, and includes brain atlases of a megabat (Rousettus) and a microbat (Myotis), there have been no systematic studies on the vampire brain.
Bullen and McKenzie tested the airframes of eight microbat species in the Coolgardie Region of WA for flight performance, stability and control, and came up with a novel classification of bat flight manoeuvres.
The LESSER LONG-NOSED BAT (Leptonycteris curasoae) is a leaf-nosed, medium-sized "microbat" measuring 2.75 to 3 inches in length.
The MicroBat, a Caltech-AeroVironment collaboration, has the goal of being the first battery-powered, wing-flapping, ornithopter.
In August 2009 the last tiny microbat endemic to Christmas Island went extinct, despite the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act of 1999 and decades of reports warning of this impending disaster.
From Bental in Israel comes this amazingly small gimballed camera called the Microbat 275, which is to be tested by German lightweight drone manufacturer EMT, particularly known for its Luna platforms.