1 Dec 2022

Bats the 'death metal singers' of animal world - study

From Morning Report, 7:57 am on 1 December 2022

Bats are the 'death metal singers' of the animal kingdom according to a new study, with a vocal range of seven octaves, almost double that of the average human. And for the first time on record, researchers from the University of Southern Denmark have filmed what goes on in a bat's voice box when it produces sound. Study lead conductor Professor Coen Elemans spoke to Corin Dann.