A photograph pf a flying Barbastelle bat

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Hi everyone! I hope you all had a good week! I have some news out of Flintshire, Wales. People working at the County Hall in Mold have been seeing some adorable bats flying around since 2010. The building was meant to be demolished; however, something must be done about the bats first. Wildlife experts were […]

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California Screaming

Hi everyone! I hope you all had a good week! Unfortunately, I have some bad news to share. DNA from the fungus that causes White Nose Syndrome has been spotted in Californian bats for the first time. The fungus was sampled from four Little Brown bats in Plumas County near Lassen Volcanic National Park. This is devastating news. There are 25 different […]

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Spiders…yum!

Hi everyone! I hope you all had a good week! I have some news to share. Early this school year, I was part of a school exchange program where a girl from German came and lived with my family for a few weeks. This time it’s my turn to visit her! Unfortunately, this means that […]

A graph from the research paper discussed in the blog post. I shows acceleration in 3d spave during 3 types of bat activity.

Hey! Can we tag you?

Hi everyone! I hope you all had a good week! I have some exciting batty news! Scientists have figured out a way to study the echolocation of bats. By studying bat echolocation, they are learning about how bats hunt for food. Researchers created a new bat tracking tag that is modeled after tags used to […]