[LMB] OT: Bats (was Eating Roadkill)

Claire Nollet cnollet at gmail.com
Fri Jul 31 15:31:45 BST 2009


On Fri, Jul 31, 2009 at 10:06 AM, Batwrangler <batwrangler at gmail.com> wrote:

>
> New England bats are in the process of being obliterated by White-Nose
> Syndrome: they wake from hibernation too early and starve to death by
> the thousands; their reproductive rates are far too low for
> populations to easily recover (if they can recover at all).


Geez.  The bats are dying, so we're going to be overrun by mosquitoes.

The good news is we might not notice, because if all the honeybees keep
dying from colony collapse syndrome, we'll probably all starve to death
within a decade.



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