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Crowdfunding science: Student raises cash online to follow a flying fox
Date:12/20/2011

ery. "Flying foxes are an oddity even amongst bats," Tsang wrote. Their genes could help explain how they dispensed with the sonar that other bats use, to rely instead on their large eyes and sharp noses to find fruit and nectar.

This is the United Nations Year of the Bat and Tsang hopes that it will serve as a platform to build public support for bat conservation. The funding project will have been worth it, said Tsang, even without reaching a specific #SciFund goal. "It's been very useful to show others what we do as scientists, especially since bats are poorly studied."


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Contact: Jessa Netting
jnetting@ccny.cuny.edu
212-650-7615
City College of New York
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