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Earth ; Origin of Bed Bugs Revealed
Offbeat  (tags: Bed Bug's, Bats, Humans )

Ray
- 24 days ago - bbc.com
A new analysis of bed bugs from around Europe reveals that they came to humans from bats
Watch These Baby Bats Get Wrapped Up In Blanket Burritos
Offbeat  (tags: off-beat, animals, bats, interesting, pictures )

JeanisAWA
- 79 days ago - thedodo.com
Being swaddled into a blanket burrito is all part of an adorable day's work for these tiny bats.<br /> First things first: a stretch and a belly rub.
Unbelievable Photos Reveal The Work Of A Real Batman
Offbeat  (tags: off-beat, animals, bats, interesting, pictures )

JeanisAWA
- 94 days ago - thedodo.com
Merlin D. Tuttle has been researching and photographing bats for the past 20 years. He catches the bats in a safe trap, then moves them to an indoor set he fills with lights, plants and even animals from the bats' natural habitat. The bats are never
6 Reasons You Should Be Totally Into Vampire Bats - See Clips
Offbeat  (tags: off-beat, animals, bats, news, pictures, interesting )

JeanisAWA
- 107 days ago - thedodo.com
The humble vampire bat doesn't always have the best rep, often portrayed as a bloodsucking, vicious menace -- the stuff of horror movies and haunted houses. In reality, though, these little guys are pretty fascinating -- and not nearly as frightening as
Ebola: Is Bushmeat Behind the Outbreak?
Offbeat  (tags: Meat, Animals, Bats, Ebola, Health )

Ray
- 135 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Bushmeat is believed to be the origin of the current Ebola outbreak. The first victim's family hunted bats, which carry the virus. Could the practice of eating bushmeat, which is popular across Africa, be responsible for the current crisis?
Upside Down Bats Have a Boogie
Offbeat  (tags: dancing, bats, video, beautiful )

Giana
- 293 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
Fruit bats have a Brazilian dance party - this time not in the dark.
Beautiful Video: In Our Own Backyards
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, unusual, wildlife, beautiful video, nature at her best, bats, hummingbird, bees )

Ruth Ann
- 357 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
- 526 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
- 673 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
- 693 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
- 944 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 )

Raymond
- 1055 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
- 1267 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
- 1303 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
- 1367 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.
 

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