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From the Field: Mapping a Food Web

What do bat feces have to do with El Niño? Hernani Fernandes Magalhães de Oliveira writes to us to explain his research. Turns out, it is more than you would think! 

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Getting up close with Grey-headed flying foxes

During her recent trip to her homeland of Australia, Micaela Jemison, BCI's Director of Communication and Public Outreach, was able to see a familiar sight - the grey-headed flying fox. 

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Messy Eater a Boon for Cactus Fruit

The pallid bat may be best known for munching on scorpions, but new research shows that this bat also enjoys cactus fruit and nectar. 

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Young Conservationists Tackle Big Issues

BCI has had the opportunity to work with many creative FIRST LEGO League teams who had chosen bats as the topic of their “Animal Allies” challenge. BCI is delighted to see so many young conservationists interested in finding solutions to the many issues bats face today.

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FIRST Lego League Team Takes Home Top Award

When the Elemental Robots, a FIRST Lego League Team from Milwaukee Montessori School, decided to tackle bats and wind turbines they knew just who to call.

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BCI Introduces Mike Daulton as its New Executive Director

The Board of Directors couldn’t be more thrilled to have Mike Daulton leading the BCI team,” said Cullen Geiselman, Chair of the BCI Board of Directors.

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Quiz: Who is your batty soulmate?

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

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

A 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.

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