242: Bat Chat!

242: Bat Chat!

Brain Junk
242: Bat Chat!

It sounds like impossibly futuristic sci-fi but, a machine learning algorithm and videos of bat behavior were used to partially decode the language of Egyptian Fruit Bats. I KNOW! You have to give this a listen.

image by David Mark on Pixabay

For adorable pictures of the Egyptian fruit bats https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/researchers-translate-bat-talk-and-they-argue-lot-180961564/

Get into the scholarly research nitty-gritty: https://www.nature.com/articles/nature.2016.21215

Want to learn more about Wild dog communication? Listen to this oldie but a goodie, http://brainjunkpodcast.com/podcast/bf-12-sneeze-voting/

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