A face mask may turn up a male wrinkle-faced bat’s sex appeal

For tips on how to flirt while wearing a mask, take notes from nature’s experts: male wrinkle-faced bats. The first video of a wrinkle-faced sexual encounter shows a male covering his face with a masklike flap of skin while wooing and then, at a strategic moment, dropping the mask. Even the basics of how bats […]

Wrinkle-faced male bats lower face masks to copulate — ScienceDaily

The first behavioral observations of wrinkle-faced bats in their natural habitat reveal that this elusive species uses the rarest form of bat courtship behavior, according to a study published November 11 in the open-access journal PLOS ONE by Bernal Rodríguez-Herrera of the Universidad de Costa Rica, and colleagues. Centurio senex is a wrinkle-faced bat found […]