X-Ray Video Of Bats' Explosive Take-Offs

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Dr. Nicolai Konow, Bat Researcher, X-Rays Wings During Takeoff

  • 07/08/2013 03:29 PM EDT Viral

Bats are known for their explosive take-offs, launching rapidly and near-vertically into flight. Using a groundbreaking new research technique, Dr. Nicolai Konow and his team at Brown, were able to create x-ray images of bats' wings during take-off.