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From: Bat Conservation International [mailto:info@...]
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Subject: Bat Conservation International's Newsletter
May 2012, Volume 10, Number 5
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The pallid bat is known for its unique habit of feeding almost entirely from the ground. Unlike most other North American bats, this species captures little, if any, prey while in flight. With its huge ears, it can detect insects simply by listening for footsteps... ...read more
A Remarkable Discovery in Vietnam
After spending most of a rainy afternoon scrambling across slippery slopes to reach a Vietnam ’s Chu Mom Ray National Park , bat biologist Vu Dinh Thong and colleague Pham Duc Tien happened upon the entrance to a small cave. They were in the midst of a bat-diversity survey but saw nothing to suggest bats were using the cave. The storm was worsening, however, so they decided to climb inside simply to escape the rain. That proved a fortunate choice... Learn more »
Bats in the News - Honors for a Mexican Bat Expert
Rodrigo Medellín of Mexico, a leading bat scientist and member of Bat Conservation International’s Science Advisory Committee, is the first winner of the Whitley Fund for Nature’s new Gold Award for “outstanding individual contribution to conservation,” reports the Telegraph of the United Kingdom... Learn more »
BCI Conservation Awards
People make bat conservation possible. All over the world, successes large and small begin with a few individuals who recognize a threat to bats and decide to do something about it. They may take direct conservation action, conduct critical research, mobilize others, educate decision-makers or the public, raise funds or attack the problem in unique ways. But their goal is to protect bats... Learn more »
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