Bats Build Mental Maps Of Their Surroundings And Remember Them For Future Flights

Many species of bats use echolocation to orient themselves and to hunt their insect prey, but they also rely on a pretty detailed memory to find their way around, a new study suggests. Their seemingly erratic flight patterns are not erratic after all–they’re following detailed internal maps. Let’s call it batnav.

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