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What the guano knows

Hi everyone! I hope you all had a good week! There is a secluded cave in the forests of northwestern Jamaica that holds information of how the environment has changed since the early Bronze Age. Bat guano may not seem important; however, it holds details of what the bats were eating along with what their […]

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Flying through hoops!

Hi everyone! I hope you all had a good week! I found an interesting article about helping bats that are hibernating in caves. Torpor, a state of lowered body temperature and much slower metabolism, is very important for cave hibernating bats. This torpor is often interrupted by people who are happy to explore underground, which […]

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Fungus in the canyon?

Hi everyone! I hope you all had a good week! I had a wonderful week full of holiday parties and cookies! Sadly though, I have some potentially unfortunate news. It appears that the Grand Canyon National Park has begun increasing surveillance for White Nose Syndrome. This doesn’t mean that the fungus has been detected yet, […]

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Freetails in Fiji

Hi everyone! I hope you all had a good week! Mine was wonderful because I had Monday and Tuesday off of school because of Teacher Work Days! That means I had a four-day weekend to sleep late! I found an interesting article about bats in Fiji and how people are working to help them. There […]

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Strangely adorable

Hi everyone! I hope you all had a good week! I am happy we have a long weekend. Since its almost Halloween, I decided to research “strange” bats. I guess my definition of strange is different than others, because my research led me to one that that is more adorable than strange. It’s called the […]

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Lucky horseshoes!

Hi everyone! I hope you all had a good week! I have some great news! Greater Horseshoe bats are returning to Kent England! This is very big news seeing as these bats are very elusive and rare. They have been living in Britain and northern Europe for a long time now and have just been […]