Videos

 

 

Female bat (Micronycteris microtus) transfering a dragonfly to her volant pup inside the day-roost (© Knörnschild). Check out Geipel et al. 2013 for details.

 

 

 

Neotropical spider (Argiope savignyi) feeding on a bat (Rhynchonycteris naso) entangled in its net (© Knörnschild). Check out Nyffeler & Knörnschild 2013 for details.

 

 

 

Captive male bat (Carollia perspicillata) courting a female that is nursing her pup in the night-roost (© Knörnschild). Check out Knörnschild et al. 2013  and 2014 for details.

 

 

 

Male bat (Lophostoma silvicolum) attacking a non-volant pup that was left alone inside the roost (© Ueberschaer). Check out Knörnschild et al. 2011 for details.

 

 

 

Saccopteryx bilineata pup soliciting maternal care (© Knörnschild). Please not the similarity to adult male courtship behavior (next video). Check out Strauss et al. 2010 for details.

 

 

 

Saccopteryx bilineata male courting a female in his harem (© Behr). Please not the similarity to pup solicitation behavior (previous video). Check out Strauss et al. 2010 for details.

 

 

 

Saccopteryx bilineata male displaying a conspicuous hover flight in front of a female roosting in his territory (© Behr). Check out Knörnschild et al. 2010 for details.

 

 

 

Aggressive interactions between captive Glossophaga soricina, a female with her pup and a male (© Knörnschild). Check out Knörnschild et al. 2012 for details.

 

 

 

Rocking behavior in a day-roost of Rhynchonycteris naso to make the bats’ camouflage perfect (© Knörnschild). Check out Knörnschild et al. 2009 for details.