Ever wonder what it takes to care for a mob of a few hundred cosmopolitan bats? And orphaned wild bats? Disabled and unreleasable bats? Even prejudicial ignorance against bats? It’s not all frolicking with Peekaboo all day (though she’ll happily ride along as we work), and you can read all about it here. Written by Bat World’s Volunteer and Associate Writer, Mitch Gilley.
By Mitch Gilly We just released four male free-tailed bats who were overwintering with us at Bat World Sanctuary. They had been found trapped in buildings and grounded just as winter set in, so for their own good they spent … Continue reading
By Mitch Gilley Judging from the enthusiastic response on our Facebook page and the activity in our chat room, most of you will already be aware of the four bat cams streaming live 24/7 in the flight enclosures. This was … Continue reading
By Mitch Gilley Despite my prediction that the impish Carollias (think Lil Drac) would be first, it was the ordinarily skittish Egyptians – with Peek-a-boo leading the charge – that flew the first quick and wary circles around the newly … Continue reading
By Mitch Gilley Most of you are aware of our big move to our new facility last August. By far most of the work was with the new enclosures, which I am extremely proud to have helped built. Not only … Continue reading