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.
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)
Music: Broke For Free/ Free Music Archive
Produced by Flora Lichtman