This Plant Attracts Bats With a Satellite Dish

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Most plants use colorful flowers to attract their favorite pollinators. But Marcgravia evenia is trying to attract bats, so it needs to do things a little differently, leading to some unique-shaped leaves. Hosted by: Hank Green SciShow is on TikTok! Check us out at www.tiktok.com/@scishow ---------- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: www.patreon.com/scishow ---------- Huge thanks go to the following Patreon supporters for helping us keep SciShow free for everyone forever: Bryan Cloer, Chris Peters, Matt Curls, Kevin Bealer, Jeffrey Mckishen, Jacob, Christopher R Boucher, Nazara, charles george, Christoph Schwanke, Ash, Silas Emrys, Eric Jensen, Adam Brainard, Piya Shedden, Alex Hackman, James Knight, GrowingViolet, Sam Lutfi, Alisa Sherbow, Jason A Saslow, Dr. Melvin Sanicas, Melida Williams, Tom Mosner ---------- Looking for SciShow elsewhere on the internet? SciShow Tangents Podcast: www.scishowtangents.org Facebook: www.facebook.com/scishow Twitter: www.twitter.com/scishow Instagram: instagram.com/thescishow ---------- Sources: www.science.org/doi/abs/10.1126/science.1204210 www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S1369526616300942 www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/07/110728144717.htm journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0136657 Images: www.storyblocks.com/video/stock/green-oak-leaves-against-bright-sun-cu-rqbdfuwiwj7upq4ni www.storyblocks.com/video/stock/aerial-view-of-fields-full-of-sunflowers-for-oil-production-near-leon-in-spain-nature-agriculture-in-spanish-countryside-landscape-natural-beauty-seen-from-drone-flying-in-sky-r647qvghsjztklmwk www.eurekalert.org/multimedia/592463 www.eurekalert.org/multimedia/667926 www.eurekalert.org/multimedia/561153 www.eurekalert.org/multimedia/751177 commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Bat_echolocation.jpg www.eurekalert.org/multimedia/771141 www.inaturalist.org/observations/68695436 www.eurekalert.org/multimedia/771141 www.istockphoto.com/photo/the-background-image-that-is-green-the-colors-of-the-autumn-leaves-are-perfect-gm1320109003-406772585 www.eurekalert.org/multimedia/631651 www.eurekalert.org/multimedia/763523

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