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Find new and interesting articles and videos about bats worldwide.

Spring in Louisiana: Love in the air, bats in the gym!

February 16th, 2019| Baturday News

Hi everyone! I hope you all had a good week! I have been very busy with school and I’m looking forward to my three-day weekend. Recently, Franklin Junior High in St. Mary Parish in Louisiana has become a home to some fuzzy creatures. This is after Zachary High, the University of Louisiana at Monroe, and […]

Rain, rain–go away!

February 9th, 2019| Baturday News

Hi everyone! I hope you all had a good week! I found a really interesting article about bats. The article is all about the importance of background noises. Some people think that background noise is a nuisance. Bats, however use the noises that they hear outside of their roosts to plan their outings. A group […]

The great ball game

February 9th, 2019| Baturday News

Hi everyone! I hope you all had a good week! I had a great one because I had almost no school! The polar vortex closed schools and caused delayed openings. We also got a little bit of snow. The teeny bit of snow caused them to close school on Friday. We have no school Monday […]

A delightful sac of smell!

January 26th, 2019| Baturday News

Hi everyone! I hope you all had a good week! Yesterday, a dam at an iron-ore mine in Brazil collapsed. Because of this disaster, I thought I would research a bat from Brazil. I found a very cute bat! It looks like a shrew that knows something you don’t. It’s called the Greater sac-winged bat. […]

What’s a wattle??

January 19th, 2019| Baturday News

Hello everyone! I hope you all had a good week. I had a pretty good one because it started with a snow day. That’s right, it finally snowed! While it has been cold and wintery here in the US, people in Australia are in the middle of summer. And with Australian summers, come fires. Because […]

Shut down the Shutdown!! Save our parks! Save our bats!

January 12th, 2019| Baturday News

Hi everyone! I hope you all had a good week. It hasn’t been a very good week for National Parks and the plants and animals that live in them. That’s because the government shutdown continues. Many parks around the country are closed, but some remain open. Many of the parks that are open are suffering […]

Flying into the new year! (OK, maybe sitting around eating mealworms, but a new year anyway)

January 5th, 2019| Baturday News

Hi everyone! I hope you all had a good week and a happy New Year! To kick off the new year, I thought I would make this a happy blog post. I found a lovely article about a recently recovered bat in the Salthaven West Wildlife and Education Center in Saskatchewan, Canada. He is an […]

You’re curvy where again??

December 31st, 2018| Baturday News

We want to thank Blogger Rachael on her 51st blog post this year! She’s featured almost 30 species. Thank you Rachael. We’re looking forward to what you discover in 2019! Hi everyone! I hope you all had a very Merry Christmas and are enjoying your winter holidays. I am enjoying my school vacation very much. […]

My what Grinchy eyes you have!!

December 22nd, 2018| Baturday News

Hi everyone! I hope you all had a good week! I had a fantastic week because it was the last week of school before winter break! I am going to enjoy the next two weeks by sleeping late and celebrating the holidays with my family. Since it is the Christmas season, I decided to write […]

Do you hear what I hear?

December 15th, 2018| Baturday News

Hi everyone! I hope you all had a good week! I am excited that Winter Break is coming soon. Sadly, I have to wait another week to get my vacation. I found a very interesting article on bats regarding their hunting strategies and how they vary from species to species. An international group of biologists set out […]

The lovely language of algorithms

December 8th, 2018| Baturday News

Hi everyone! I hope you all had a good week! I’m excited because it’s almost Christmas! I found a very interesting article about a group of scientists in Uruguay who are creating a special AI algorithm that will help in identifying bats flying around! This is important because bats in South America speak different dialects […]

Bats of the frozen north

December 2nd, 2018| Baturday News

Hi everyone! I hope you all had a good week. My week started with my dog’s birthday. We’ve been celebrating and spoiling her all week. Yesterday, there was an earthquake in Alaska. I decided to research an Alaskan bat. I found an adorable bat called the Silver-haired bat. The Silver-haired bat lives in the temperate […]