Flying Mammals: Gallery of Spooky Bats

1 of 10

Upside-Down Rooster

Credit: Daniel Riskin.
Researchers have discovered why a species of sucker-footed bat that lives in Madagascar roosts head-up. The bat uses wet adhesion rather than suction to…Read More »

cling to leaf surfaces. This clinging mechanism will only keep the bat secure when head-up.   Less «
More from LiveScience
Author Bio
Live Science Logo

Live Science Staff

For the science geek in everyone, Live Science offers a fascinating window into the natural and technological world, delivering comprehensive and compelling news and analysis on everything from dinosaur discoveries, archaeological finds and amazing animals to health, innovation and wearable technology. We aim to empower and inspire our readers with the tools needed to understand the world and appreciate its everyday awe.
Live Science Staff on
Contact LiveScience on Twitter