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Quiz: Who is your batty soulmate?

Quiz ThumbnailWith more than 1332 bat species in the world one of them has to be your match!


Bats in National Parks More Diverse, More at Risk Than Previously Known

BigBrownSmallA new, first-of-its-kind study shows the National Park Service (NPS) is home to a whopping 53 unique species of bats, which is good news at a time when bats face tremendous threats.


Speedy Bat Smashes Speed Record

Artboard 1 12.00.11 PMWhen most people think of animals moving at high speed, they envision cheetahs or swiftly diving raptors, but probably not small and unfamiliar nocturnal flying mammals.


A Joint Effort to Save the Bougainville Monkey - Faced Bat

PNG Teaching SmallThe Bougainville monkey-faced bat - Vukere, as it is known in the Rotokas language - has not been seen by outsiders in nearly 50 years.



Student Scholarships for BCI Research RFP Announced!

Bat Conservation International, in partnership with the Latin American Bat Conservation Network and the Bat Conservation Africa Network, requests proposals


Brews, Bats, and Trivia!

Brews and Bats ThumbnailDo you love beer? Do you love bats? Do you love trivia? Well we have an event for you!                                                      


The best way to prevent Zika in your backyard

Aedes aegyptiWith Zika carrying mosquitoes being most active during dusk or dawn, it is a bit unrealistic to rely on bats to prevent the spread of the virus.


New guide to Amazonian bats

Cynompos 240Do you think identifying bats in Europe or in North America is difficult? Well, try it in the Amazon. The planet’s green lung is home to the most diverse bat communities on the planet with more than 160 species currently described.


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