Sonar interference in bats eholocation

Hocenski, Ksenija (2016) Sonar interference in bats eholocation. Bachelor's thesis, Faculty of Science > Department of Biology.

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Abstract

The bats (order of Chiroptera) are the most unusual order in the class of mammals. Alongside birds, they are the only existent vertebrates that are capable of powered flight. Thanks to their ability to fly and echolocation as their way of orientation, they are the second largest specific group of mammals. Echolocation is one of the most specific ways of orientation and it demands numerous morphological, physiological and behavioural adaptations of sensory and motor systems. To understand the principle of echolocation it is necessary to know a lot about the physics of sound. In this work, I presented some of the fundamental divisions of bats based on echolocation. The main topic of this work is the way in which bats are dealing with interference from conspecifics and other sources while hunting for prey.

Item Type: Thesis (Bachelor's thesis)
Supervisor: Mustafić, Perica
Date: 2016
Number of Pages: 17
Subjects: NATURAL SCIENCES > Biology
Divisions: Faculty of Science > Department of Biology
Depositing User: Palma Dizdarevic
Date Deposited: 05 May 2017 07:52
Last Modified: 05 May 2017 07:52
URI: http://digre.pmf.unizg.hr/id/eprint/5505

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