Posts Tagged “bats”
By Richard Hassall
BSc Hons Animal Biology and Volunteer Ranger
Bats are often portrayed as subjects of “horror” and used in entertainment to startle and create a sense of impending doom. The most famous example I can think of is Dracula. Are these little creatures all they are made out to be? Some people think they may be.
Bat numbers have drastically declined in the past century due to increasing development and changes in land management practices. To prevent any further decline, strict legislation has been put in place to prevent harm to bats and any destruction of their roost sites.
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