By Annemarie Surlykke,Paul E. Nachtigall,Richard R. Fay,Arthur N. Popper
Two teams of animals, bats and odontocetes (toothed whales), have independently constructed the power to orient and realize prey via biosonar (echolocation). This energetic mechanism of orientation permits those animals to function below low mild stipulations. Biosonar is a conceptual evaluation of what's recognized approximately biosonar in bats and odontocetes. Chapters are written via bat and odontocetes specialists, leading to collaborations that not just learn info on either animals, but additionally examine and distinction mechanisms. This ebook offers a different perception that might aid increase our knowing of biosonar in either animal teams.
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Biosonar (Springer Handbook of Auditory Research) by Annemarie Surlykke,Paul E. Nachtigall,Richard R. Fay,Arthur N. Popper