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Beautiful Video: In Our Own Backyards
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, unusual, wildlife, beautiful video, nature at her best, bats, hummingbird, bees )

Ruth Ann
- 418 days ago - youtube-nocookie.com
The hummingbird doing rolls chasing a bee is not to be missed and check out the baby bat under its mother. If you never knew what goes on in the garden when you aren't paying attention, watch this. Aren't we lucky we are part of this world!?
Alien-Like Creature Actually a Toad With a Big Appetite
Offbeat  (tags: animals, toads, bats, Peru, strange, weird )

Freya
- 586 days ago - grindtv.com
Park ranger in Peru captures rare and comical image showing a cane toad after a bat had flown into its mouth, leaving only the wings and tail visible
Cory Holliday: The Scientist Saving America's Bats
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, bats )

Cher
- 733 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
America's bats are being decimated by a deadly fungus that erodes their skin and blights their faces. Could one man save them? Edward Helmore meets Cory Holliday.
The Find of a Lifetime: Bizarre 'Panda Bat' Discovered in South Sudan
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, bats, discovery )

Cher
- 753 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Researchers have hailed a bat that looks uncannily like a panda bear as 'the find of a lifetime'. The bat, discovered in South Sudan, is so rare researchers believe it is an entirely new genus
Baby Bats Found in Airing Cupboard
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, bats )

Cher
- 1005 days ago - rspca.org.uk
Twelve baby bats suffering from overheating have been rescued after they crawled out of a loft during the recent surge in temperatures
Fungus Behind America's Bat Die-Off Traced Back to Europe
Offbeat  (tags: wildlife, bats, science, US, Canada, Europe, animals, scientists )

R.
- 1115 days ago - msnbc.msn.com
The mysterious deaths of millions of bats in the United States and Canada over the past several years were caused by a fungus that hitchhiked from Europe, scientists reported Monday.
New "Demon" Bat Found
Offbeat  (tags: bats, animals, bizarre, culture, environment, goodnews, interesting, news, odd, off-beat, photos, pictures, unusual, wildlife )

Lindsey
- 1327 days ago - news.nationalgeographic.com
Named for its "diabolic" coloration, the creature is one of three new species of tube-nosed bat recently discovered in Southeast Asia, a new study says.
Heat-Seeking Vampire Bats Hone in on Veins
Offbeat  (tags: Bats, teeth, meal )

Tarequl
- 1363 days ago - google.com
Scientists have found the genetic pathway that enables vampire bats to sink their razor-edged teeth into "hot spots" likely to yield a quick and copious liquid meal, reports a study released Wednesday.
Beauty And the Noble Beech
Offbeat  (tags: trees, beech, Japan, Nagano Prefecture, beauty, Kurohime, woods, bears, bats, owls, forest, wildlife, trees )

Naoko
- 1427 days ago - search.japantimes.co.jp
Coming from Britain, I thought I knew what beech woods were like, but this was far mote wild and beautiful than I'd ever seen. The older trees were massive, the silver-gray bark on their huge trunks mottled with pastel greens and yellows of lichens.
Warwickshire Woods Bat Survey Reveals Healthy Population
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, bats )

Cher
- 1672 days ago - wildlifeextra.com
The first survey into the night-time wildlife at the Forestry Commission's Weston & Waverly Woods has revealed that the forest is a popular hang-out for bats
Critically Endangered Bonneted Bat Is Alive and Well in Florida
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, bats )

Cher
- 1781 days ago - wildlifeextra.com
Biologists have found the Critically Endangered bonneted bat during recent research in Florida
Environmental Group Urges Wildlife Officials to Close State-Owned Caves to Slow the Spread of Bat Disease
Offbeat  (tags: animals, bats, disease, caves, environment, protection )

Cher
- 1821 days ago - latimesblogs.latimes.com
A mysterious disease that has ravaged bat populations in the Northeastern United States is threatening to spread West, potentially triggering a mass die-off of the flying mammals, which help control populations of insects that can damage
New Bat Species Discovered in UK for the First Time
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, discovery, bats, UK )

Cher
- 1831 days ago - wildlifeextra.com
A type of bat never seen before in the UK has been found visiting caves in Yorkshire and Sussex. Myotis alcathoe, or Alcathoe's bat, was identified by a research team led by Professor John Altringham at the University of Leeds and Professor Roger
Bats Could Inspire New Radar Systems
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, bats, radar, protection )

Cher
- 1860 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
Bats which have evolved to avoid having their echo signals blocked by interference could help scientists develop more efficient sonar and radar systems.
First Case of White-Nose Fungus Found in Ontario Bat Colony
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, bats, fungus, protection )

Cher
- 1869 days ago - ottawacitizen.com
Canada's first reported case of a disease that kills bats by the thousands has been discovered at a hibernation site in the Bancroft-Minden area
 

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