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Does a bat see with its ears?

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2011-09-12 22:19:28
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No, A bat is actually not blind.. it can see at night, but during the day it sleeps and that's where they came up with the fact that bats are blind in which case they are not..

When interviewed on the subject, Shawn DeCoste thought, "Actually bats have their brains developed to favor their hearing over their vision so much that it actually renders them blind in the eyes, but not in the ears. Their ears are built more like the sensory system in a dolphin or a whale that can just ping the sea and see the whole ocean floor in three dimension, in a place where a species might not want to rely so heavily on the eyes, like the dark. A shark can do something similar with his sense of taste and smell, like a cockroach. The government has developed many amazing technologies based on these sensory systems to be able to see in places where they otherwise might not be able to see. Unfortunately, they're mostly classified." Shawn goes on to mention that he has schizophrenia and he is also a genius. You can learn more about him at myspace.com/conceptshawn.

When a bat screams the lights go on... and when the scream bounces back to their ears they have a 3-D map that they can navigate with their built in GPS systems. If the object moves than it makes a noise of its own that puts it right on the map.

yes. bats see with their ears.

Yes, in the metaphorical sense. Bats use echo location to form an image of their surroundings. They send out a chirp and they process the reflected sound. If you want to call that "seeing" you'll not find many people who will disagree. I'd suggest that you simplify that contention by saying they "hear" with their ears.

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