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Meet the Oilbird: A Bird that Thinks it's a Bat

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Published on Oct 20, 2018

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In South America, there’s a flying animal that lives in colonies in caves, emerges at night in search for food, and navigates using echolocation... And it isn't a bat.

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Sources:
https://www.audubon.org/news/the-oilbird
https://www.newscientist.com/article/...
https://www.birdnote.org/show/oilbird...
https://neotropical.birds.cornell.edu...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/1...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/1...
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https://www.flickr.com/photos/kiskade...
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Fi...
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https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Fi...
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