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Batty Discovery: The Longest Tongue

The scientists trained the tube-lipped nectar bat to feed from a test tube and also a drinking straw, each filled with sugared water. (Image credit: Nathan Muchhala)

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Jeanna Bryner
Before becoming managing editor, Jeanna served as a reporter for Live Science and SPACE.com for about three years. Previously she was an assistant editor at Scholastic's Science World magazine. Jeanna has an English degree from Salisbury University, a Master's degree in biogeochemistry and environmental sciences from the University of Maryland, and a science journalism degree from New York University. Follow Jeanna on Google+.