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Research Article

Bats Use Magnetite to Detect the Earth's Magnetic Field

  • Richard A. Holland mail,

    *E-mail: rahollan@Princeton.edu

    Affiliations: Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey, United States of America, Institute of Integrative and Comparative Biology, University of Leeds, Leeds, United Kingdom

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  • Joseph L. Kirschvink,

    Affiliation: Division of Geological and Planetary Sciences, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California, United States of America

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  • Thomas G. Doak,

    Affiliation: Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey, United States of America

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  • Martin Wikelski

    Affiliation: Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey, United States of America

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  • Published: February 27, 2008
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0001676

About the Authors

Richard A. Holland, Thomas G. Doak, Martin Wikelski
Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey, United States of America
Richard A. Holland
Institute of Integrative and Comparative Biology, University of Leeds, Leeds, United Kingdom
Joseph L. Kirschvink
Division of Geological and Planetary Sciences, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: rahollan@Princeton.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: MW RH JK. Performed the experiments: MW RH TD. Analyzed the data: RH. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: MW RH JK. Wrote the paper: MW RH JK TD.