SEM of bat hair

SEM of bat hair

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This image is part of the feature A Close Look At Hair

Credit: POWER AND SYRED/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: Bat hairs. Coloured scanning electron micrograph (SEM) of shafts of hair from Daubenton's bat, Myotis daubentoni. Each hair shaft has an outer cuticle made up of overlapping scales or plates. The plates are thought to prevent the hairs from matting together. The hair may be used by scientist's to identify the species of bat. Daubenton's bat is a small water bat found in Britain, Europe and Russia. Magnification: x1,140 at 5x7cm size.

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Keywords: anatomy, animal, animal body, coloured, daubenton's bat, hair, hair scales, hair shaft, keratin, mammal, myotis daubentoni, scanning electron micrograph, sem, surface, water bat, wildlife, zoology

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