Gorongosa Park

Bat and Cricket Echolocation Calls

Clip: Episode 3 | 2m 12s

A recording of the echolocation calls of 8 species of Gorongosa bats (Rhinolophus landeri, R. simulator, Hipposideros caffer, Nycteris thebaica, Myotis bocagii, Miniopterus fraterculus, Neoromicia nana, Chaerephon pumilus) and 3 crickets (Homoeogryllus orientalis, Anaxipha sp., undet. Podoscirtinae). Bat calls were slowed down 100 times, crickets 10 times. Video courtesy of Piotr Naskrecki.

Aired: 09/29/15

Rating: NR

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