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 Gilley Well, it’s beginning. Many of you have tracked the progress of the new facility via our Facebook updates, but now the preliminary stages of moving in are underway. We’ll be operating at our same address of 20 … Continue reading
By Mitch Gilley It’s funny what you end up daydreaming about when you have to prepare a giant bin of fruit every day, the fruit bat’s nightly ration. For us, a huge refrigerator is close to the top of the … Continue reading
By Mitch Gilley I’m loathe to admit that I have favorite bats among those we care for, but I am particularly drawn to a few of them. There’s Ichabod, for starters, the formerly injured and now chubby free tail who … Continue reading
Caring for microbats can be very, very different than caring for megabats. The latter can be small, but the former are tiny. Further along that line, for the most part most of these are crevice dwelling bats as opposed to … Continue reading