LUCY'S BLOG

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Sharky and adorable in one blogpost!

July 22nd, 2018| Baturday News

Hi everyone! I hope you all had a good week! Since Shark Week is starting Sunday, instead of the wonderful Bat Week, I thought that I should have this week’s blog also be slightly sharky. Even though they aren’t bats, sharks are very important to us and do need help. Since Shark Week does raise […]

One bat, two bat, yellow bat…yellow bat?

July 15th, 2018| Baturday News

Hi everyone! I hope you all had a good week. I have had another nice and relaxing one. As I was looking for batty news, I stumbled upon a really interesting article. A research team in Kenya was studying African Yellow House Bats. There are 21 known species of African Yellow House Bats and the […]

High hopes in Thailand

July 8th, 2018| Baturday News

Hi everyone! I hope you all had a good week and that you enjoyed your 4th of July celebrations. I heard about a soccer team that has been stuck in a cave in Thailand. A lot of people are working very hard to get them out of the cave safely. It must be a very […]

Please DO feed the bats!

July 1st, 2018| Baturday News

Hi everyone! I hope you all had a good week! I am enjoying my summer vacation. I have been sleeping late and relaxing. I’m sure you all remember the hurricanes that hit the Caribbean last year. Hurricanes Irma and Maria did a lot of damage. It has been easy to forget about the hurricanes in […]

Some very special California critters

June 23rd, 2018| Baturday News

Hi everyone! I hope you all had a good week. The world got some sad news Thursday when we learned of the passing of Koko the Gorilla. Koko was an amazing gorilla who had learned to communicate in American Sign Language. She was able to tell the world how she was feeling and what she […]

Red light means go! If you’re a bat.

June 16th, 2018| Baturday News

Hi everyone! I hope you all had a good week! I am very excited because yesterday was the last day of school! I am finally free! Free to sleep late and relax! While I was looking for batty news, I came across an article about a small Dutch town that is helping bats. Zuidhoek-Nieuwkoop is […]

A little bat, a lot of cute!

June 11th, 2018| Baturday News

Hi everyone! I hope you all had a good week! I had an eventful one. My sister graduated from high school on Thursday! In honor of her graduating, I thought I would write about one of her favorite bats. She loves the little Bumble-Bee Bat. The Bumble-Bee Bat is not only one of the cutest […]

Such a far reaching fungus

June 2nd, 2018| Baturday News

Hi everyone! I hope you all had a good week! I’ve been busy with school. It’s almost summer vacation! I can’t wait. I only have two more weeks!!! I have some sad news about bats. The fungus that causes White Nose Syndrome has struck again in a new state. Until recently, the state of Wyoming […]

World Dracula Day? Who Knew?

May 26th, 2018| Baturday News

Hi everyone! I hope you all had a good week. I am looking forward to a nice three-day weekend. I plan on sleeping late each of those three days. And I am very happy about it. I found out that today is “World Dracula Day”. World Dracula Day celebrates the anniversary of the first publication […]

Sluuuurrrrppp!!

May 19th, 2018| Baturday News

Hi everyone! I hope you all had a good week. It has been a very wet one here in the DC area. It has rained and poured pretty much all week. The plants are all really happy, but I feel sorry for all the little critters. There are some pretty wet looking little squirrels in […]

Oh, we’ve been flying for eons!

May 12th, 2018| Baturday News

Hi everyone! I hope you all had a good week! I enjoyed my last week before standardized testing begins. I only have one test a week for the next two weeks, but I still wish I didn’t have to take them. I have some exciting news. The oldest common mouse-eared bat fossil ever found has […]

When your timing is off, things can go wrong!

May 5th, 2018| Baturday News

Hi everyone! I hope you all had a good week. I had a good one because it was nice and warm and it’s one week closer to summer vacation. I have to suffer through standardized testing and final exams first, but it’s almost summer! I read an article about bats in Portugal and I have […]