Saturday, 14 January 2012

LEARN ABOUT BATS

In readiness for spring when bats begin to emerge from their hibernation, it may be good to learn a little about these fascinating mammals. 
This one demonstrates the innate behaviour of bats in locating water.
(Double-click the arrow, then enlarge the screen)
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Although this is not about British bats, the ecology is the same. It certainly gives a good deal of background knowledge for somebody who knows nothing or not a lot about these fantastic mammals.
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By the way, for those of you who think that bats are 'flying mice', I've got some news for you. They're more closely related to humans!!!
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Posted by: Steve Halliwell

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