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Subject: Why do bats hang upside down?

Date: Thu May 24 22:32:36 2001
Posted by Ramachandran
Grade level: teacher/prof School: No school entered.
City: No city entered. State/Province: amil Nadu Country: India
Area of science: General Biology
ID: 990757956.Gb

 Of the various animal species bats alone seem to live by hanging upside down. 
Why do they do so? Is there any adaptive significance attached to it?

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