Photo of the Day 22 September 2008


Bat Eating a Frog, Barro Colorado Island, Panama, 2007
Photograph by Christian Ziegler
A fringe-lipped bat on Panama's Barro Colorado Island holds a Tungara frog in its powerful jaws. This bat's extra-large ears help it detect frogs from the sound of their mating calls, even distinguishing the songs of edible species from those of toxic ones.