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Stop the Killing: Save the Mauritius Flying Fox! Giant Fruit Bats - Rainforest Rescue
Animals  (tags: Mauritius flying foxes, FRUIT BATS, bats, cull, extermination, government, corruption, endemic species, pollinators, AnimalWelfare, wildlife, ethics, environment, slaughter, suffering, endangered, animals, protection, habitat, cruelty, conservation, extin )

- 459 days ago -
Mauritius government declares open season on flying foxes again. Orchards consider giant fruit bats a pest plan to exterminate 10,000 by Christmas. Currently pregnant nursing, cull could lead to their extinction. Only ~2% of habitat still remains...
ACTION ALERT: Stop Selling Fruit Bats! PLEASE SIGN !
Animals  (tags: fruit bats, killed, eaten, idonesian government, protection, wildlife, cruelty )

- 2152 days ago -
In Sumatra, Indonesia, fruit bats are caged and sold by street vendors, to be consumed as a supposed cure for asthma, according to Traditional Medicine.
Bats Just Need to Be Loved and Not Reviled
Animals  (tags: bats, fruit bats, widllife, protection, bat groups, conservation )

- 3319 days ago -
THEY may make you squirm or even conjure up images of vampires but according to a Limassol-based animal rights organisation, bats need to be loved, not reviled. The group ARC/KIVOTOS has launched bats project aimed at raising awareness for the
Gunmen Attack Rare Fruit Bat Colony in Cyprus
Animals  (tags: fruit bats, killed, habitat, animals, AnimalWelfare, wildanimals, endangered )

- 3765 days ago -
Gunmen have almost entirely wiped out a colony of protected fruit bats in Cyprus, reportedly using the animals for target practice. Between 40 and 45 of the endangered animals were shot dead by unidentified marksmen earlier this week
Climate Change Makes Bats Drop Dead
Animals  (tags: australia, wildlife, wildanimals, climate change, fruit bats, death, AnimalWelfare, protection )

- 3767 days ago -
PARIS: Scorching heatwaves linked to climate change have caused thousands of Australian bats to drop dead after flapping their wings in a desperate bid to cool off, scientists say. On one day alone in 2002, up to six per cent of the flying foxes in nin

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