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 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
As I mentioned in the craft shop rescue story, I think some people have an unrealistically tame vision of what animal rescue really is. I know I did. We often get inquiries about volunteering for a day or two at Bat … Continue reading
(Continued from the Craft Store Rescue, Part One) We’d only just left the craft shop victorious and near-helplessly laughing, and now we were going back. Amanda had met us in the parking lot and said they’d called in the two … Continue reading