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asked in category: General Last Updated: 20th March, 2020

Can we hear bats?

Humans can hear from 20 Hz to 15-20 kHz dependingon age. Some bat sounds humans can hear. The squeaks andsquawks that bats make in their roosts or which occurbetween females and their pups can be detected by humanears, but these noises aren't considered to be echolocationsounds.

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Simply so, can you hear bats flying?

The noises people are able to hear result frombats' movements. As flying mammals, bats makefluttering noises with their wings. They also use their wings ashands to climb and crawl, so homeowners may hear scratchingon walls.

Beside above, what is the sound of a bat? Different species of bats have distinct calls,but in general, bat sounds are described as “clicks."When these sounds are slowed down, however, they are moresimilar to a bird's chirp, and tend to have noticeably differenttones.

Beside this, how many Hertz can a bat hear?

"Humans can perceive sounds from 20 Hz to 20,000Hz while bats' sensitivity ranges from less than 100 Hz to200,000 Hz (normally written as 200 kHz)."

Why can't we hear the sound made by bats?

As we know, a bat emits ultrasonic wavesof high pitch to avoid from obstacles or for hunting their preys.Frequencies higher than 20 kHz are called ultrasonic sound.Hence, we are unable to hear the sound made bythem.

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