Tag: mammals

Seals have the ability to sense a rhythm

The ability of seals to learn vocalisations may be linked to their rhythmic ability, which may have co-evolved in both humans and seals.

Scientists figure out how vampire bats got a taste for blood

Scientists have figured out why vampire bats are the only mammals that can survive on a diet of just blood. They compared the genome of common vampire bats to 26 other bat species. They identified 13 genes that are missing or no longer work in vampire bats. Those gene...