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Drinking and Flying: Does Alcohol Consumption Affect the Flight and Echolocation Performance of Phyllostomid Bats?

  • Dara N. Orbach,

    Affiliation: Department of Biology, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada

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  • Nina Veselka,

    Affiliation: Department of Biology, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada

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  • Yvonne Dzal,

    Affiliation: Department of Biology, University of Regina, Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada

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  • Louis Lazure,

    Affiliation: Department of Biology, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada

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  • M. Brock Fenton mail

    bfenton@uwo.ca

    Affiliation: Department of Biology, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada

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  • Published: February 01, 2010
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0008993

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Addition to Acknowledgements

Posted by bfenton on 30 Mar 2010 at 13:42 GMT

We thank Amanda Adams, Reese Arh McMillan, Laura Barclay, Beth Clare, Dalal Dahrouj, Christina Davy, Leif Einarson, Erin Fraser, Lauren Hooton, Craig Harding, and Lasse Jakobsen for their assistance collecting bats and building the flight room. We thank the staff of Lamanai Outpost Lodge for their hospitality. We are grateful to Hugh Aldridge, Mark Brigham, Daniel Riskin, and John Ratcliffe for reviewing earlier drafts of this manuscript.
http://plosone.org/article/info:doi/10.1371/journal.pone.0008993#article1.back1.ack1.p1

We thank C. Korine and B. Pinshow for their input into our draft manuscript and for introducing us to research on bats and alcohol.

No competing interests declared.