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Easy & Green Ways to Keep Pests Out of Your Home (Infographic)

Have you ever tried humanely removing a bug from your home only to fail miserably, running away from the pest in fear? We've all been there. Next time you hear the suspicious scuttles of a mouse nosin…

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Bat Quiz: How Well Do You Know These Fascinating Creatures?

October is the month of witches, ghouls, black cats and bats ... but bats shouldn't be seen as scary. Despite their negative reputation, bats provide a variety of amazing benefits to humans. They are …

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Welcome Bats to Your Garden

Bees are among our favorite pollinators, but there's another group of pollinators out there that doesn't get nearly as much friendly press: bats. That's right! Far from being vampires in di…

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10 Scary Facts About Bats For Halloween

Happy Halloween! The swooping, black bat is a common symbol of this holiday, and many people are terrified by the thought of encountering a bat at night. Despite their spooky image, bats are far…

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Lil’ Drac the Baby Bat is Nursed Back to Health (Video)

More than half of the world's bats are on the endangered species list. That's why amazing volunteers organizations like the Bat World Sanctuary save orphaned baby bats. Lil' Drac's rescue is adora…

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Blossom the Bat Rescued After Cat Attack (Video)

"Blossom is a rare species of Australian bat who recently came into care following a suspected cat attack. During her time with bat carer Louise Saunders from Bat Conservation & Rescue Qld, litt…

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Top 10 Animal Myths

Sometimes it's hard to separate fact from fiction, especially with the many myths that involve animals. Their behavior can certainly be mysterious to say the least, so it's no wonder that some of th…

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‘Bladeless’ Wind Turbine Spares Birds

By Alyssa Danigelis, Discovery Channel A World War II veteran built a prototype for a quiet, bladeless wind turbine shaped like a drum, designed to protect birds and bats from getting killed in i…

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10 of the World’s Tiniest Mammals (Slideshow)

The blue whale is the world's largest living mammal: you've likely heard that fact so many times that you could recite it in your sleep. But have you ever stopped to wonder about the other end of the …

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Scientists Wire Bats for Sonar Secrets

Israeli researchers are using bats to develop better radar and sonar systems. By attaching GPS units and microphones to the animals, scientists hope to learn more about the bats' remarkable echolocati…

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