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VIDEO: Bat Orphans Babied, Bottle-Fed


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Cher
- 2675 days ago - news.nationalgeographic.com
Australia's Tolga Bat Hospital is saving spectacled flying foxes orphaned by an insect-spread disease that is killing bat mothers.



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Barb Knight (1684)
Monday January 26, 2009, 3:08 pm
Awwww....poor little bats! I hope they get help. Thanks Cher. I love this picture he looks like a miniture Dracular.
 

Patricia McCaskill (139)
Monday January 26, 2009, 4:29 pm
Glad to learn of this, I love bats! My cats have caught two, one with a broken wing and happily there is a Center in San Rafael that has a vet on staff that is proficient in 'repairing' bats.
 

Morgan Griffith (225)
Monday January 26, 2009, 4:49 pm
Seems like bats are having a hard time of it in the world--I must put up some more bat houses.
 
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