Bats are the only flying mammal.
But that's just one of a long list of bats' unique attributes, including an unusually long life and the ability to avoid the effects of aging.
In this week’s Exploradio, WKSU’s Jeff St.Clair meets local researchers searching for the fountain of youth by studying bats.
A bat sees with sound. It sends out high frequency chirps, and then listens for the faint echo of a leaf, a telephone wire or a tasty mosquito.