Jason Preble

Jason Preble

Island Bat Research Group

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Published on Nov 26, 2019

DNA Extractions Complete! 抽出終了!

DNA Extractions Complete! 抽出終了!It might have seemed like I disappeared after receiving the financial support of this project's generous backers, but I'm still here and have been busy getting straig...

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Published on Nov 08, 2019

Campaign successfully completed! クラウドファンディング成功!

Hey everybody, we did it! Yesterday, the crowdfunding campaign came to a close and $2,921 were raised to study Okinawa’s cute little bats! Thanks to you all, I can now get working on figuring out w...

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Published on Nov 06, 2019

Crowdfunding almost finished! Bonus samples?

We've reached our target funding amount! A big thank you to everyone who supported the project by backing or sharing it. This really wouldn't have been possible without you all. If anyone would sti...

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Published on Nov 02, 2019

リュウキュウテングコウモリ!More on the Ryukyu tube-nosed bat

With only five coming on four days left, we’re coming towards the finish line with 75% of funds raised! I hope we get there, because we’re so close! Couldn’t have gotten this far without you all. T...

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Published on Oct 28, 2019

Progress and Wing-shape Hypotheses プログレスと翼の形に関する仮説

Progress and Wing-shape Hypotheses プログレスと翼の形に関する仮説We are now over half-way through the crowdfunding campaign, with 64% of the funds necessary for this project raised with 10 days left to reach 100%...

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Published on Oct 22, 2019

コウモリのねぐら探しFinding bat roosts 

コウモリは生活時間の半分以上をねぐらで過ごすため、コウモリにとってはねぐら場所が最も重要な生息地です(餌場は2番目に重要)。コウモリの種類によって利用するねぐらの種類が変わったりするので、コウモリを保護するために、まずはそのコウモリ種に必要な休息場所を解らなければなりません。ねぐら場所を見つけるために、主な研究対象種であるリュウキュウテングコウモリとヤンバルホオヒゲコウモリの個体に小さなVH...

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Published on Oct 20, 2019

河川・環境シリーズ Okinawan News Feature

やっと沖縄島でヤンバルホオヒゲコウモリを捕獲できた後に、去年沖縄テレビと撮影したビデオを見せてあげたいと思います。残念ながら、テレビのクルーが調査に参加された時にコウモリを捕獲できませんでした。。。しかし、ニュースにコウモリのビデオも写真も少し表示され、フィールドワークがどのようなものかがわかります。「河川・環境シリーズ 」は沖縄テレビの隔週に放送される、色々な環境に関する話のシリーズで、コ...

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Published on Oct 15, 2019

How to Catch a Bat コウモリを捕獲する方法

Hello again everyone. We raised over 50% of our goal in less than five days! Thank you again to all backers! In this lab note, I’d like to give you a glimpse of fieldwork in Okinawa, and how I go a...

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Published on Oct 09, 2019

Hello World! From Okinawa’s Furry Fliers

Thanks to your generous support, we have raised a quarter of our target funding goal in just a single day! I was a bit concerned to be honest that bats, much less bat poop, would inspire the intere...

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Thank you! It was truly a group effort.
Nov 06, 2019
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I'm torn between the Ryukyu tube-nosed and Yanbaru whiskered. The whiskered's are so tiny and chill but the feistiness of the tube-nosed's is real cute
Oct 11, 2019
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I am excited too! Thank you for your support
Oct 10, 2019
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Not quite a Dr. yet haha but getting bat-shit crazy into these little critters and yes, real science!
Oct 10, 2019
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ありがとう!頑張ります!
Oct 09, 2019
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Thank you very much Nakai-san!
Oct 08, 2019
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