Bat biologist Nickolay Hristov, of UNC’s Center for Design Innovation and Winston-Salem State University, develops new techniques for filming and visualizing bats and the caves they occupy. Some of the tools in his kit include a long-range laser scanner--for modelling bat cave morphology--and portable thermal cameras--to capture bat-life when the lights are off.
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Video, images courtesy of Nickolay Hristov. Darwin images: Reproduced with permission from John van Wyhe ed. The Complete Work of Charles Darwin Online (http://darwin-online.org.uk
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