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Bats: Wonders of the Night (Science)

Bats are awesome! Did you know, 1 out of 4 mammals on Earth are BATS (more than 1300 species!).

Visit Bat Conservation International to learn more about these amazing species and what we can do to protect them: http://batcon.org

(by itsokaytobesmart.com)

Flight Videos Deconstructed: An Animated Infographic (GIF)
This illustration shows the wingbeats of five different flying species. Each frame is based on traced body positions taken from slow-motion videos of real animals. Specific points on the wings were marked at each of the 15 frames and connected using imaginary curves.
Note: This illustration is an observational excercise only. It does not represent any peer-reviewed, scientifically accepted information.
(vía Tabletop Whale)

Flight Videos Deconstructed: An Animated Infographic (GIF)

This illustration shows the wingbeats of five different flying species. Each frame is based on traced body positions taken from slow-motion videos of real animals. Specific points on the wings were marked at each of the 15 frames and connected using imaginary curves.

Note: This illustration is an observational excercise only. It does not represent any peer-reviewed, scientifically accepted information.

(vía Tabletop Whale)

Sensory: BBC Wildlife Director John Downer and the Technology of ‘Spy-Cam’ Filmmaking

Exciting developments in camera technology have levelled out of the playing field between the professional and the amateur and so the battle now for programme makers like award-winning wildlife filmmaker John Downer is having to produce something better than the average person.

The difference comes from investing into understanding the behaviour of the animal and devising a way to capture those unique moments, using a huge amount of research, inventiveness and dedication. This has resulted in exceptional and unique technical solutions that tell a story in an new and compelling way.

Discover more about Sensory visual content at :
curve.gettyimages.com/issue/sensory

See more BBC Motion Gallery footage at:
gettyimages.com/bbcmotiongallery

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