Fuzzy yellow bats reveal evolutionary relationships in Kenya

After Halloween, people tend to forget about bats. But, for farmers, residents of Kenya, and scientists, bats are a part of everyday life. While North America has 44 species, Kenya, a country the size of Texas, has 110 bat species. Many of these species also contain subspecies and further divisions that can make the bat family tree look like a tangled mess. Researchers set out to cut the clutter by sorting the lineages of yellow house bats and in the process found two new species.

Fuzzy yellow bats reveal evolutionary relationships in Kenya

After Halloween, people tend to forget about bats. But, for farmers, residents of Kenya, and scientists, bats are a part of everyday life. While North America has 44 species, Kenya, a country ...

Wed 11 Jul 18 from Phys.org

Fuzzy yellow bats reveal evolutionary relationships in Kenya, Fri 13 Jul 18 from ScienceDaily

Two lemon-yellow bat species discovered in Africa. And they're adorable fuzz balls.

Two newfound species of bats recently discovered in Kenya are endearing, lemon-colored fuzzballs. But scientists aren't interested in these bats just for their flashy colors; the animals also ...

Thu 12 Jul 18 from FOXNews

Newfound African Bat Species Are Adorable Balls of Yellow Fuzz

Two newfound species of bats that were recently discovered in Kenya are fuzzy, yellow and downright adorable.

Wed 11 Jul 18 from Livescience

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