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Big Brown Bat Cochlea 3D (E. fuscus)
3D reconstruction from micro CT scans (0.036 mm slice increments) of a Big Brown Bat (Eptesicus fuscus) ear showing in multiple planes, the orientation of inner ear (cochlea and vestibular system) structures relative to the midddle ear ossicles. Key structures visible in this series are the ossicles (malleus, incus, stapes), manubrium, semi-circular canals, cochlea and basilar membrane. Scans courtesy of Douglas Moore, Brown University.