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        Bats and Moths: Sound Battles

        Learn how bats and moths have shaped each other’s evolution in this video from NATURE: “Sex, Lies and Butterflies.” Moths jam bat echolocation to escape predation and long ago some moths even adapted to daylight by evolved into butterflies. In the accompanying classroom activity, students analyze data about how a moth’s tail helps them escape bats.

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