WTF Fun Fact – Bats At Altitude

Despite flying in low-visibility night-time conditions, bats can fly to an altitude of over 5,000 ft. The flying mammals use their large wings to surf on air currents, which sweep upwards as they hit hills or slopes. – WTF Fun Facts

Source: Bats soar to heights of 1600 metres by riding late night winds | New Scientist


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