A bat walks into a bar and says, "can I get a fruit cocktail?"
We're back with another one of Lyndzee's "prairie dog tunnels," this one leads to fruit bats. That is... fruit bats getting (or not getting) drunk on rotting fruit. It's a shorty but a goody, so grab yourself some mulberry wine and let's get batty.
Drinking and Flying: Does Alcohol Consumption Affect the Flight and Echolocation Performance of Phyllostomid Bats?
Drinking and Flying: Does Alcohol... Orbach, Dara N. et. al., Public Library of Science, February 2010
Drunk Bats Fly Right -- Discovery Surprises Scientists
Drunk Bats Fly Right Christine Dell'Amore, National Geographic, February 2010
Pound for Pound, Bats Can Drink You Under the Table
Pound for Pound Chris Lee, ARS Technica, February 2010
Drunk Bats Eat Junk Food
Drunk Bats Eat Junk Food Matt Kaplan, Nature, 2008
Study Reveals How Drunk Bats Sober Up
Study Reveals How Drunk Bats Sober Up Charles Q. Choi, Science on NBC, April 2007