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Human Echolocation

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Human echolocation: Using tongue-clicks to navigate the world

[Article] Human echolocation: Using tongue-clicks to navigate the world. William Kremer, BBC World Service. How Daniel Kish navigates the world in spite of blindness.

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Much like bats and dolphins, some people have developed the ability to analyze bouncing sound waves to generate a picture of their environment. Advanced echolocators have shown increased mental activity in parts of the brain usually devoted for vision. | How Human Echolocation Allows People to See Without Using Their Eyes

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24 Freakishly Huge Creatures Living Amongst Us

The Malaysian Flying Fox (Pteropus vampyrus), is a southeast Asian species of megabat in the family Pteropodidae. Like the other members of the genus Pteropus, or the Old World fruit bats, it feeds exclusively on fruits, nectar and flowers. It is noted for being one of the largest bats and as with all other Old World fruit bats, lacks the ability to echolocate. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Large_flying_fox #Bat #Malaysian_Flying_Fox

sonar echolocation illustration showing how we've learn't from other species that live on our planet and used their abilities to help us move further. (askabiologist.asu.edu 2014)

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Human echolocation: Using tongue-clicks to navigate the world