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New Bat Species With Orangutan Hue Discovered in West Africa

New Bat Species With Orangutan Hue Discovered in West Africa

New Bat Species With Orangutan Hue Discovered in West Africa New Bat Species With Orangutan Hue Discovered in West Africa In 2018, scientists set out on an expedition to survey the habitat of an endangered bat species in the West African country of Guinea. One night, a trap turned up something unusual: a new species of bat with a fiery …

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Ready to Mate? Take Off Your Mask, One Bat Says

Ready to Mate? Take Off Your Mask, One Bat Says

Ready to Mate? Take Off Your Mask, One Bat Says Ready to Mate? Take Off Your Mask, One Bat Says Wrinkle-faced bats are full of contradictions. Despite their fruit-heavy diet, they’re not considered fruit bats. They’re classified as leaf-nosed bats, even though they lack the group’s characteristic leaf-shaped nose. Even their Latin name, Centurio senex, which loosely translates to “the …

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What’s Special About Bat Viruses? What We Don’t Know Could Hurt Us

What’s Special About Bat Viruses? What We Don’t Know Could Hurt Us

What’s Special About Bat Viruses? What We Don’t Know Could Hurt Us What’s Special About Bat Viruses? What We Don’t Know Could Hurt Us Bats were once of interest mainly to specialists and devoted conservationists. But the global pandemic pushed the animals squarely into the spotlight as the apparent original source of the novel coronavirus. Now, once arcane research into …

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Bat Got Into Your House? Here’s What to Do

Bat Got Into Your House? Here's What to Do

Bat Got Into Your House? Here’s What to Do Bat Got Into Your House? Here’s What to Do Tracy Wait Dowd was in her second-floor apartment in Kingston, N.Y., one night in July when she heard a noise in her kitchen: A bat was fluttering near the overhead light. She did what seemed like the most sensible thing at the …

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Lululemon Fires Employee Over ‘Bat Fried Rice’ Shirt

Lululemon Fires Employee Over ‘Bat Fried Rice’ Shirt

Lululemon Fires Employee Over ‘Bat Fried Rice’ Shirt Lululemon Fires Employee Over ‘Bat Fried Rice’ Shirt The white, long-sleeve T-shirt was retailing for $60. The title: “Bat Fried Rice.” It featured a small red image of chopsticks with bat wings on the front, and a larger design of a Chinese rice box with bat wings and the words “No Thank …

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