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Unique Adaptations may Explain Bats' Resistance to Viruses

Clip: Season 48 Episode 10 | 3m 2s | Video has closed captioning.

The heartbeats of some species of flying bat can reach 1,066 beats per minute. Could this level of activity — unrivaled by any other mammal — help explain bat super immunity?

Aired: 09/15/21

Rating: NR

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