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J Exp Biol (2012) 215 (24): 4340–4344.
Published: 15 December 2012
... increases the energy cost of bat flight . Biol. Lett.   7 , 793 – 795 . * Author for correspondence ( voigt@izw-berlin.de ) 15 6 2012 29 8 2012 © 2012. 2012 Chiroptera energetics flight costs running costs vertebrate flight Bat morphology is highly adapted...
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J Exp Biol (2002) 205 (16): 2461–2467.
Published: 15 August 2002
...). This difference may at least partly be due to the shorter wings of the juveniles tested in the wind tunnel during autumn. However, it seems unlikely that this can account for all of the large difference. It is suggested that wind tunnel experiments might overestimate birds' flight costs compared with free flight...