When a Bat Sees Its Shadow: How Winter Length Can Effect Bat Survival

MOBILE LABORATORY SET-UP AT ONE OF OUR FIELD SITES. PHOTO CREDIT: NATE FULLER (TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY).
TOWNSEND’S BIG-EARED BAT (CORYNORHINUS TOWNSENDII). PHOTO CREDIT: NATE FULLER (TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY).
SETTING UP MIST NETS USED TO CAPTURE BATS DURING SWARMING TO MEASURE FAT STORES DURING PRE-HIBERNATION. PHOTO CREDIT: CATHERINE HAASE (MONTANA STATE UNIVERSITY).
CAVE BAT (MYOTIS VELIFER). PHOTO CREDIT: NATE FULLER (TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY).
MIST-NETS ARE USED TO CAPTURE BATS DURING SWARMING IN ORDER TO MEASURE FAT STORES DURING PRE-HIBERNATION.
PHOTO CREDIT: NATE FULLER (TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY).
HOLDING BAGS CONTAINING CAPTURED BATS WAITING TO BE PROCESSED. PHOTO CREDIT: CATHERINE HAASE (MONTANA STATE UNIVERSITY).

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