Sagot Lab


Paper accepted!

Great news!!! Our paper called “Contact calling in context: Intra and intergroup variation in vocalization rates depend on a call’s function”, in collaboration with Dr. Gloriana Chaverri from Universidad de Costa Rica and Dr. Yimen Araya-Ajoy from Norwegian University of Science and Technology, got accepted in Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology.

North American Symposium on Bat Research 2019

Alex did an amazing job presenting her poster at NASBR 2019 in Kalamazoo, MI.NASBR2019

Rise Symposium

20190913_142541Alex did a great job presenting a poster for his summer research at the Rise symposium.

New volume of the IUCN Bat Specialist Group Newsletter

Screen Shot 2019-08-23 at 8.29.51 AMThe new volume of the IUCN-BSG is out with great articles on the use of technology for bat conservation.


International Bat Research Conference in Thailand


Great time in Phuket, Thailand, during the IBRC. Always good to meet old and new friends in such an amazing place. Next meeting will be in Austin TX, in 2022.

Bulgaro-Tico expedition to Mulu, Borneo

We had a great time this summer studying cave bats ecosystem services in Gunung Mulu National Park, in Borneo.

Summer in Costa Rica



George and I went to Costa Rica in June to start a pilot project understanding the energetic costs of social communication during daily foraging in the spix’s disc-winged bat.

We also visited the Poas volcano. One of the most active volcanoes in the country.