The Hindu | 09/10/2022 07:04 PM | Click to read full article
The sight of hundreds of thousands of bats streaming from their roost at dusk is one of nature’s great spectacles.
Swarms can be so dense they resemble rising smoke at a distance. But the aerial antics of the birds of prey that hunt them are just as astonishing. Studying these behaviors in a remote corner of the Chihuahuan Desert has been a highlight of my almost 25-year career as a biologist studying animal flight.