These Bats Make Tiny Snow Caves

451 Shikime 45 mijë

One might not think that snow could help anything stay warm through a harsh winter, but these tiny bats have found a way to utilize the insulation provided by the snow: they make little forts to wait out the winter.

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Sources:
www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6089880/
nsidc.org/cryosphere/snow/science/characteristics.html
www.sciencedirect.com/referencework/9780080453378/encyclopedia-of-animal-behavior
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Komente

  1. SciShow
    SciShow
    Muaj më parë

    We have corrected a map in a previous version of this video. Thank you for pointing it out.

    1. MartyisGreat2020
      MartyisGreat2020
      Muaj më parë

      Why is he wearing a jacket? Was this recorded outside?

    2. JaceyLessThan3
      JaceyLessThan3
      Muaj më parë

      What was wrong with the map?

    3. scaper8
      scaper8
      Muaj më parë

      Adding my voice to the chorus of "what was wrong with the map?"

    4. Zac M.
      Zac M.
      Muaj më parë

      Thank you for correcting it!

    5. The Nerdy Bunso
      The Nerdy Bunso
      Muaj më parë

      That's ok team. Nice to see Michael again in your uploads. Hope he's doing well

  2. Josh Hughes
    Josh Hughes
    24 ditë më parë

    What about lemmings?

  3. JaceyLessThan3
    JaceyLessThan3
    27 ditë më parë

    What was wrong with the original map?

  4. Carl Kiehne
    Carl Kiehne
    29 ditë më parë

    This is the 4th or 5th time I've gotten a notification about this videos wth.

  5. ElskaBa
    ElskaBa
    Muaj më parë

  6. MartyisGreat2020
    MartyisGreat2020
    Muaj më parë

    Why is he wearing a jacket? Was this recorded outside?

  7. StYxXx
    StYxXx
    Muaj më parë

    Looks like Michael is building a snow cave in the studio soon so he doesn't freeze to death

  8. GTaichou
    GTaichou
    Muaj më parë

    Was just thinking recently how I'd like to listen to Michael speak again. Thank you so much for another amazing video! :)

  9. Tempestive
    Tempestive
    Muaj më parë

    Some plants use similar strategies, surviving rough winters under snow! Precisely by allowing pockets of air, and protecting the soil from freezing temperatures.

  10. Shirin Rose
    Shirin Rose
    Muaj më parë

    Watching this again and commenting for the algorithm

  11. Amit das
    Amit das
    Muaj më parë

    Ok

  12. DapSchaf
    DapSchaf
    Muaj më parë

    Bump for the algorithm

  13. TheNikoNik
    TheNikoNik
    Muaj më parë

    "You can learn a lot by following your *curiosity* , and on that note, this episode is brought to you by..." Yeah, yeah, Curiosity ad "...everyone who supports Scishow, including you" wait, what?

  14. Jake Andrews
    Jake Andrews
    Muaj më parë

    commenting to get this video to beat the almighty algorithm

  15. ToutCQJM
    ToutCQJM
    Muaj më parë

    Michael looks very nice with short hair.

  16. ketchup016
    ketchup016
    Muaj më parë

    Cute little smartie bats

  17. CptKirk FPV
    CptKirk FPV
    Muaj më parë

    Why the re upload?

  18. TomiTapio
    TomiTapio
    Muaj më parë

    Saimaa ringed seal : builds a snow den / lair / snow cave, gives birth in it.

  19. alethearia
    alethearia
    Muaj më parë

    QUESTION: Is there any credence to the wive's tale that pregnant women shouldn't garden because kill plants? I always wrote it off as superstitious nonsense about pregnant women draining the life force of plants to make a baby (something my step-mom insists is a fact), but now I'm wondering if it might just be the correlation of pregnancy brain / brain fog leading to incorrect care of plants. Or maybe some pregnant women give off some pheromone that plants don't like. Idk, this is why I ask questions.

  20. Gae Shows
    Gae Shows
    Muaj më parë

    reupload?

  21. Adam Wishneusky
    Adam Wishneusky
    Muaj më parë

    This comment is engaging

  22. Selene Y
    Selene Y
    Muaj më parë

    so what map corection did they do??

  23. Joaquin Pirotto
    Joaquin Pirotto
    Muaj më parë

    Snow foxes dive head in into the snow to hunt, that surely must mean their prey makes snow dens

  24. James Harmer
    James Harmer
    Muaj më parë

    Another opportunity to admire Micheal's fabulous hair !

  25. BluishGreenPro
    BluishGreenPro
    Muaj më parë

    Thanks for posting the correction!

  26. pokyto
    pokyto
    Muaj më parë

    yes

  27. raven zetsu
    raven zetsu
    Muaj më parë

    we're back from the past!!!

  28. Animiles
    Animiles
    Muaj më parë

    I guess I have to watch it again to help the video in the algorithm :D

  29. David Nuttall
    David Nuttall
    Muaj më parë

    Re: the "only" mammal that size making snow dens? There are lots of rodents who make extensive networks of tunnels in snow each winter. There are many ALfirst videos featuring foxes diving into the snowbanks to grab some of these little lunches. Nice to know about the bats though.

  30. WantedVisuals
    WantedVisuals
    Muaj më parë

    Double the snow bats, double the fun!

  31. James Runyon
    James Runyon
    Muaj më parë

    repost?

  32. Arctic Dino
    Arctic Dino
    Muaj më parë

    Imagine a vampire story where the vampires attacks stop completely during winter, and the heroes just go out, dig them up and stake them

  33. Juan Urbina
    Juan Urbina
    Muaj më parë

    I wonder if they taste like chicken?

  34. Ruslan Yagofarov
    Ruslan Yagofarov
    Muaj më parë

    Some birds do this too. They dive into fluffy snow for night. Snow is warmer than northern night air.

  35. Animated Stats
    Animated Stats
    Muaj më parë

    As always on top 🔥 Are there sports fans here??))

  36. ChefMimsy
    ChefMimsy
    Muaj më parë

    Bats are SO underappreciated!

  37. 红丝绒精
    红丝绒精
    Muaj më parë

    what was wrong with the previous map?

  38. Frederico Lourenço
    Frederico Lourenço
    Muaj më parë

    Commenting to keep the algorithm satisfied

  39. twocvbloke
    twocvbloke
    Muaj më parë

    I thought I was going batty, but nope, it's a re-upload with a correction... :P

  40. Mitchell Davis
    Mitchell Davis
    Muaj më parë

    Got excited two in one day ! Before I realized

  41. William Deleenheer
    William Deleenheer
    Muaj më parë

    Could you guys debunk/explain the concept of grounding/earthing? Also check out the video just posted: 'grounding experiment call out' by the weedy garden.

  42. Fernando Avila
    Fernando Avila
    Muaj më parë

    Doo doo doo ,doo, doo doo doo, doo, batman!

  43. FaerieDust
    FaerieDust
    Muaj më parë

    Ok so that thumbnail is ridiculously cute. Just. Absolutely adorable.

  44. Dillon Struhs
    Dillon Struhs
    Muaj më parë

    I’ve already seen this. But I’ll leave a comment and a like because Sci show is awesome

  45. Yuval Nehemia
    Yuval Nehemia
    Muaj më parë

    What did I miss?

  46. RickySTT
    RickySTT
    Muaj më parë

    You didn’t correct the part about me making a snow cave as a kid on my tropical island.

  47. Levi !
    Levi !
    Muaj më parë

    So much respect for fixing the error and reuploading the video. You guys rock!

  48. Zachary Schmalz
    Zachary Schmalz
    Muaj më parë

    One of the most important parts of science is acknowledging mistakes and false information. Kudos for the correction.

  49. Dave Toms
    Dave Toms
    Muaj më parë

    Huge respect to everyone at the SciShow team for your integrity and dedication to scientific accuracy. It's one of the (many) reasons the whole Complexly family of channels are my favourites 🖖🤓❤️

  50. Johhny depp
    Johhny depp
    Muaj më parë

    Getting a food good meals while stuck in quarentine are ya mate?

  51. Dinos Imisides
    Dinos Imisides
    Muaj më parë

    Thay must really want us to learn this...

  52. Alicorn Trash
    Alicorn Trash
    Muaj më parë

    Cute ❤

  53. Solaries
    Solaries
    Muaj më parë

    To the algorithm!

  54. Mohammad Shayan Fazal
    Mohammad Shayan Fazal
    Muaj më parë

    Déjà vu

  55. Colonel Banana
    Colonel Banana
    Muaj më parë

    Bat fever...ok not like that. I realized as I was typing that “bat fever” could be misinterpreted. I mean hooray for bats.

  56. Katrina Eames
    Katrina Eames
    Muaj më parë

    love a correction!

  57. sanjuansteve
    sanjuansteve
    Muaj më parë

    When I was in high school in Phoenix, Az I had a winter jacket/coat with removable sleeves and I wore it as a sleeveless vest a lot because who has time for sleeves, right? Now I never wear more than a (sleeveless) tank top, if even that here in México. Coincidence? hehe

  58. sanjuansteve
    sanjuansteve
    Muaj më parë

    1:00 ¨That air can't move around¨? This isn't like a closed cell foam, there are many open areas for air to move relatively speaking, no?

  59. Chameleon Scheimong
    Chameleon Scheimong
    Muaj më parë

    Kinda disappointed about the lack of an Edward Snowden joke...

  60. Giannis Theodwridis
    Giannis Theodwridis
    Muaj më parë

    👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍🇬🇷🇬🇷🇬🇷🇬🇷🇬🇷🇬🇷🇬🇷🇬🇷🇬🇷🇬🇷🇬🇷🇬🇷🇬🇷👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍🇨🇾🇨🇾🇨🇾🇨🇾🇨🇾🇨🇾🇨🇾🇨🇾🇨🇾🇨🇾🇨🇾🇨🇾🇨🇾

  61. keriezy
    keriezy
    Muaj më parë

    Interaction

  62. DaimyoD0
    DaimyoD0
    Muaj më parë

    Upvoting and commenting to boost engagement and mitigate the punishment leveraged by the YT algorithm against creators who have the integrity to delete and reupload corrected videos. After all, this is the only option educators have, since ALfirst refuses to develop a correction tool to replace their long forgotten annotations feature.

    1. DaimyoD0
      DaimyoD0
      27 ditë më parë

      @wheeledgoat CGP Grey was the first to ever bring the consequences of video corrections to my attention. He talks about his experience with making corrections and gives a pretty personal view of his experience as a creator who takes education _very_ seriously. The video is called "CGP Grey was WRONG." If you're on a journey to the early hours of the morning, you might find it rewarding to watch his "What was TEKOI?" video, the explanation video to which he is referring, and even "Exploring TEKOI," the urban exploration video he posted first. If you want to see a much more amusing and casual approach to corrections videos, Half as Interesting's "Every Mistake We've Ever Made" & "Every Mistake We've Ever Made (2 Fast 2 Spurious)" are both very entertaining. Also, it has admittedly been quite a while since I've seen it, but I remember Smarter Every Day's 3 part series on "Manipulating the ALfirst Algorithm" being pretty interesting. I can't personally vouch for its content or relevance to this topic, but if you're looking for YT algorithm-related content from respectable edutainment channels to binge, Smarter Every Day is as good a place to look as any!

    2. wheeledgoat
      wheeledgoat
      27 ditë më parë

      not a lot to add, other than you pulled the curtain on a corner of the algorithm i never gave much thought to (not a creator). i find that stuff interesting. maybe that'll be my next yt rabbithole. see ya at 4am. if u got links/resources/channels to recommend on yt algorithm stuff i'd totally dig and be thankful. otherwise here's your requested engagement. ;)

    3. harry nac
      harry nac
      Muaj më parë

      I'm just gonna nestle in your good ideas thread.

    4. DaimyoD0
      DaimyoD0
      Muaj më parë

      @Arko Wirarespati Yeah I was just thinking about that actually! I first learned how to use GitHub only a couple weeks ago for the R course I'm taking; I really appreciate services that have version control built in. Same with Wikipedia. I hadn't thought of the SoundCloud revision timeline thing, that's a neat idea.

    5. Arko Wirarespati
      Arko Wirarespati
      Muaj më parë

      having version history would be nice, that way you don't need a new video url, and you can put timeframes like in soundcloud to point out the difference in your revision, or like github but for videos (idk man I'm just spitballing here)

  63. urMommaBear • 5 months ago
    urMommaBear • 5 months ago
    Muaj më parë

    They are so small and cute ☺️

  64. Iris Oscuris
    Iris Oscuris
    Muaj më parë

    Can we...can we eat them?

  65. Study Wali Class
    Study Wali Class
    Muaj më parë

    wow great

  66. Misanthropic Humanist
    Misanthropic Humanist
    Muaj më parë

    Thought lemmings dug whole snow towns?

  67. Gmail .User
    Gmail .User
    Muaj më parë

    Déjà vu

  68. shajeb khan
    shajeb khan
    Muaj më parë

    Thank you sir😊 from india

  69. Jehmarxx
    Jehmarxx
    Muaj më parë

    I think this is where they changed it: 0:39 .

  70. Militant Pacifist
    Militant Pacifist
    Muaj më parë

    Why re-upload?

    1. Militant Pacifist
      Militant Pacifist
      Muaj më parë

      @- Why reply?

    2. -
      -
      Muaj më parë

      Why not read the pinned-comment explanation?

  71. Udon4893
    Udon4893
    Muaj më parë

    Alt title:small bat makes igloos

  72. Maxwell
    Maxwell
    Muaj më parë

    I do this with my PTSD.

  73. Cultist of unn
    Cultist of unn
    Muaj më parë

    Did they forget about lemmings I guess they don’t hibernate or torpor but there whole thing is tunnelling in snow ?

  74. Mossirg Semaj
    Mossirg Semaj
    Muaj më parë

    Was this re uploaded? Im pretty sure I watched this a couple days ago...

    1. l
      l
      Muaj më parë

      Yeah me too.

  75. Scar
    Scar
    Muaj më parë

    Guess who's bat, bat again

  76. &yLand
    &yLand
    Muaj më parë

    That thank you made me subscribe!😇😅

  77. S-ro Sorcxisto
    S-ro Sorcxisto
    Muaj më parë

    Deja vu.

  78. nggdsb
    nggdsb
    Muaj më parë

    space? Is a double upload......

  79. Extraneus
    Extraneus
    Muaj më parë

    why the reupload?

    1. 3 Possums in a Trenchcoat
      3 Possums in a Trenchcoat
      Muaj më parë

      pinned comment. they fixed an error on the maps

  80. JoLayne Michaud
    JoLayne Michaud
    Muaj më parë

    Don't Arctic foxes and seals use snow dens?

  81. Thomas McGraw
    Thomas McGraw
    Muaj më parë

    My best weekends involve torpor 🙂

  82. KOTAKVISUAL
    KOTAKVISUAL
    Muaj më parë

    Double the bats double the fun 😂

  83. JiveDadson
    JiveDadson
    Muaj më parë

    Dang. I've seen this one already. Back to torpor.

  84. Bri10
    Bri10
    Muaj më parë

    It's groundhog day

  85. Micah Philson
    Micah Philson
    Muaj më parë

    It's like deja vu all over again.

    1. Beutimus
      Beutimus
      Muaj më parë

      Ah, so I'm not the only one experiencing deja vu!

  86. Barry Dysert
    Barry Dysert
    Muaj më parë

    "less than the weight of 2 American nickels." Excellent. i am pleased to see that you corrected your previous over statement of this weight as well as the map. i am happy i watched this re-upload!:-)🖖

    1. -
      -
      Muaj më parë

      What did they change about the weight? I'm still confused as to how they can weigh less than a couple of nickles. 🤔

  87. Yazan Alj
    Yazan Alj
    Muaj më parë

    Déjà vue, I've been in this place before

  88. Glenn Griffon
    Glenn Griffon
    Muaj më parë

    wait they already showed this one...right? Or am i seeing future videos?

    1. Nommy
      Nommy
      Muaj më parë

      Next time just read the first (pinned) comment: "We have corrected a map in a previous version of this video. Thank you for pointing it out."

  89. Adil Hussain
    Adil Hussain
    Muaj më parë

    Isn't this a repost??

    1. 3 Possums in a Trenchcoat
      3 Possums in a Trenchcoat
      Muaj më parë

      pinned comment. fixed mistake in original

  90. David Nicholas
    David Nicholas
    Muaj më parë

    Groundhog day

  91. Jon Cosmo
    Jon Cosmo
    Muaj më parë

    Again?

    1. Richard Banks
      Richard Banks
      Muaj më parë

  92. Robin Hahn
    Robin Hahn
    Muaj më parë

    Double the bat videos, double the cuteness of the little bat spheres!

    1. PARTH VASWANI
      PARTH VASWANI
      Muaj më parë

      @Tyler John u need to understand that u dont get cold if u didn't contact someone with cold similarly u can't get any disease from bats by not going close to them, so it's our fault not bats' fault

    2. FaerieDust
      FaerieDust
      Muaj më parë

      @Tyler John Nah man, that's 100% our fault. This is what happens when humans keep animals the way that we do 🤷‍♀️

    3. dragon1130
      dragon1130
      Muaj më parë

      @Herpermike true, but we mustn't forget that humans have tried keeping bats as pets, and linger around there homes because of there cuteness. That helps to spread disease as well. So while bats are just cute little dogos with wings, we should do our best to admire them from a distance.

    4. Herpermike
      Herpermike
      Muaj më parë

      @Tyler John People are the reason that the world is shut down right now lol! Bats didn't want to be eaten and pangolins don't want to have their protective scales torn off of them, that are made out of keratin! For traditional oriental medicine like rhino horn!

    5. Tyler John
      Tyler John
      Muaj më parë

      Bats are why the worlds shut down 😐

  93. Kristi Marie
    Kristi Marie
    Muaj më parë

    Crap, I thought I finally had the proof we really live in a simulated reality. Sadly, it was just a re-upload.

    1. Anarchy Antz
      Anarchy Antz
      Muaj më parë

      @Sarah Sands I hear the 2016-2020 expansion didnt get very good reviews so much so that they tried putting in a world wide event into it and it kind of went a bit off the rails. See that is the problem with these things, relying on Pick up groups to beat the big bad only ends up with squabbling over lewt and whose fault is what. The 2021 Asteroid world event might be run better though......

    2. Sarah Sands
      Sarah Sands
      Muaj më parë

      @Anarchy Antz we can only hope is a simulation

    3. Gary Steven
      Gary Steven
      Muaj më parë

      No, we are in Matrix and this is bug in coding... o.o

    4. Hikaru-san
      Hikaru-san
      Muaj më parë

      @Massimo O'Kissed what did you just say?

    5. Anarchy Antz
      Anarchy Antz
      Muaj më parë

      Dont worry, there is still time to prove we are in a sim. I mean, in reality would people film putting Gorilla Glue on their hair or eating Tide Pods? So we MUST be in a simulation.....right?

  94. Mascãdá Del Pántiòn
    Mascãdá Del Pántiòn
    Muaj më parë

    I feel like you uploaded this video already....... Because I'm pretty damn sure I've seen everything you're showing me so far

    1. Mascãdá Del Pántiòn
      Mascãdá Del Pántiòn
      Muaj më parë

      @Jenson you know I'm not the only person who pointed this out right? But thanks for being honest all the same

    2. Jenson
      Jenson
      Muaj më parë

      "We have corrected a map in a previous version of this video. Thank you for pointing it out."

  95. APixieKiller
    APixieKiller
    Muaj më parë

    Quick, to the bat cave! *transition music*

  96. Trentin Brooks
    Trentin Brooks
    Muaj më parë

    Early gang

  97. Nicole on EQ
    Nicole on EQ
    Muaj më parë

    Nature is so cool.

    1. Scumfuck McDoucheface
      Scumfuck McDoucheface
      Muaj më parë

      I'll drink to that. =)

  98. John Green
    John Green
    Muaj më parë

    Stop complaining about a re-upload, cute bats deserve as many videos as we can get

    1. Clay Soggyfries
      Clay Soggyfries
      Muaj më parë

      They shouldn’t complain since they reuploaded because of an error

    2. Scumfuck McDoucheface
      Scumfuck McDoucheface
      Muaj më parë

      @Jacob Huff .... bats or biatches?? hahaha =P

    3. Jacob Huff
      Jacob Huff
      Muaj më parë

      Aren't you forgetting how their immune systems make them disease reservoir, Albeit cute little disease reservoir. I'll forgive them once we crack how to apply their DNA repair systems to ourselves. So "kawaii" and "kowai" at the same time

    4. Scumfuck McDoucheface
      Scumfuck McDoucheface
      Muaj më parë

      Chyeeeah, cutebiatches too. =) raaaadical man.

  99. Luin Tathren
    Luin Tathren
    Muaj më parë

    I'm getting deja vu.

  100. CMZ neu
    CMZ neu
    Muaj më parë

    Is this a reupload or did another nature channel i subscribe to already cover it?

    1. CMZ neu
      CMZ neu
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      Yeah, the pinned comment wasn't there when i commented.

    2. Richard Banks
      Richard Banks
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      Yes they pinned a comment on it.

    3. Jessica Lindsey
      Jessica Lindsey
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      They fixed a mistake