A new longevity record has been established for a free-living bat-41 years for a male Brandt's bat, Myotis brandtii. The exceptional longevity of bats generally, and this species in particular, should make bats of special interest for researchers studying mechanisms of slow aging.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||Journals of Gerontology - Series A Biological Sciences and Medical Sciences|
|State||Published - Nov 2005|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Geriatrics and Gerontology