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Holy Pleistocene Batman, the answer's in the cave

April 28, 2019 - General

Let’s say you wanted to solve a 20,000-year-old mystery, where would you start? Perhaps archaeology and geology come to mind. Or, you could sift through a 3-metre pile of bat faeces.

Bats flying out of an Indonesian cave for their nightly meal
[Credit: Chris Wurster]Researchers from James Cook University in Cairns, Australia, chose the bat poo in their quest to answer to a long-standing question: why is there some much biodiversity…

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