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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 […]

A bat fit for a king!

April 28th, 2018| Baturday News

Hi everyone! I hope you all had a good week! I did because yesterday was King’s Day in the Netherlands. Since I am part Dutch, I celebrated the day with some Dutch pancakes and a yummy Dutch cake. King’s Day is the birthday of the Dutch King. So, I would like to wish His Majesty, […]

A Very Good Week Indeed!!

April 21st, 2018| Baturday News

Hi everyone! I hope you all had a good week! The world of bats had a pretty good one. I have some very exciting news. Mr. Rob Laidlaw has finished writing his book on bats. Bat Citizens:  Defending the Ninjas of the Night has already been released in Canada and will be on the shelves […]

Saskatchewan: Corner Gas and Little Brown Bats, Hooray!

April 14th, 2018| Baturday News

Today’s blog is dedicated to the people of Saskatchewan, Canada. I was very sad to hear about the terrible accident last weekend. I know this is a very difficult time for the people of Saskatchewan and for many people throughout Canada. Please know that my thoughts are with you. I hope you all had a […]

This April, a little March Sadness

April 7th, 2018| Baturday News

The images above are white nose species we have hosted at Save Lucy. Not all species are imperiled equally, but all of them, even the more common ones, are in need of conservation action. — Ed. Hi everyone! I hope you all had a good week. Mine started off well because it was Easter. I […]