Do bats have whiskers?


Do bats have whiskers?

Whisker Sensors:

Whiskers are a unique adaptation of mammals. These long hairs grown on the face help detect spaces, especially in dark areas, as well as changes in the air that can indicate the presence of prey.

Answer and Explanation:

Yes, bats have whiskers. In fact, there is a specific genus of bats called the whiskered bat. Since bats are nocturnal, meaning they are active...

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Facts About Nocturnal Animals: Lesson for Kids

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