they hunt bats
Bats are very interesting animals – and these two scientists are experts at prying out their secrets.
By Clay Perry
THERE are all kinds of hunters, all kinds of hunting grounds—hunters with microscopes, elephant guns, cameras, hunters whose field is the jungle, the stratosphere, the ocean depths—but here’s the story of two hunters in earth’s underworld—American scientists, young, champions both. Their hunting is done in caves. They take their game alive, for the most part, by hand and net. Laboratory specimens they sometimes shoot. The rest of their game—and the numbers mount into the thousands—they shoot only with cameras, and let them go.