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The odd durian "superfruit" requires bats for pollination

https://www.naturalnews.com/2018-03-11-the-odd-durian-superfruit-requires-bats-for-pollination.html

The odd durian “superfruit” requires bats for pollination Sunday, March 11, 2018 by: Zoey Sky Acerodon , durian , durian flowers , flying fox , flying foxes , food science , fruits , giant bats , goodfood , pollination , Pteropus , super fruits , superfood , superfruit - (Natural News ) The durian is a divisive fruit, but a recent study has revealed that the “King of Fruits” may need help from a threatened species of bats. ... When people see all the flowers on the ground ...

Pesticides are killing birds, bees, and bats by the millions

https://www.naturalnews.com/027971_pesticides_bees.html

In recent years, scientists have been observing the decimation of many species of bees, amphibians, and bats due to pesticides. In just a few years, over one million bats in the northeastern United States have died from diseases caused by pesticide exposure. "...

First It Was Bees, Now It's Bats That Are Dying

https://www.naturalnews.com/022989_bats_bees_pesticide.html

Though bats are a bit spooky looking, inviting thoughts of Dracula, the real horror story is that bats are becoming sick and perishing. ... They are, therefore, being called "dead bats flying". The loss of bats has cascaded this winter to the point where researchers are expressing fear that an extinction is underway. "...

First It Was Bees, Now It's Bats That Are Dying

https://www.naturalnews.com/022989_bats_bees_disease.html

Though bats are a bit spooky looking, inviting thoughts of Dracula, the real horror story is that bats are becoming sick and perishing. ... They are, therefore, being called "dead bats flying". The loss of bats has cascaded this winter to the point where researchers are expressing fear that an extinction is underway. "...

Scientists investigate the secret of bats' longevity – can it be adapted to humans?

https://www.naturalnews.com/2019-09-26-the-secret-of-bats-longevity.html

Thursday, September 26, 2019 by: Edsel Cook animal behavior , animal hibernation , animals , anti-aging science , bats , discoveries , Ecology , energy conservation , Evolution , goodscience , hibernation , horseshoe bats , immune system , infections , lifespan , long-eared bats , longevity , longevity science , mouse-eared bats , real science , research , vampire bats - (Natural News ) Humans enjoy moderately long lifespans. ... Horseshoe bats, ...

Scientists aim to predict the next Ebola outbreak by tracking the migration patterns of BATS

https://www.naturalnews.com/2018-07-10-scientists-aim-to-predict-the-next-ebola-outbreak-by-tracking-the-migration-patterns-of-bats.html

Scientists aim to predict the next Ebola outbreak by tracking the migration patterns of BATS Tuesday, July 10, 2018 by: Edsel Cook Africa , animals , bats , computer models , Diseases , Ebola , Ebola outbreak , Ebola virus , outbreak , pandemic , research , science - (Natural News ) The next time an Ebola epidemic breaks out in Africa, we may be warned in advance by bats. ... Bats are considered to be a primary carrier of the Ebola virus. They are also reservoirs ...

Pest-eating bats are easing financial pressure on farmers and may help regrow rainforests

https://www.naturalnews.com/2019-07-19-pest-eating-bats-are-easing-financial-pressure-on-farmers-and-may-help-regrow-rainforests.html

Bats are protecting human rice fields from destructive insect pests The Cambridge researchers recorded the “feeding buzzes” that bats use to locate food in the Ranomafana National Park in southeastern Madagascar. ... Bats need protection as much as any other endangered animal. Visit Extinction.news to learn how you can help preserve animals like pest-eating bats. "...

Ninety-eight percent of cave-hibernating bats have died in Pennsylvania, say biologists

https://www.naturalnews.com/039916_bats_white-nose_syndrome_die-off.html

During his recent visit to the mine, which is located in Durham, Turner found only three surviving species of bats among 23 living bats. ... Follow real-time breaking news headlines on Bats at FETCH.news The world of independent media, all in one place. - More news on bats Wind turbines kill almost 1 million bats per year, because they confuse them with trees A Link Between Bat Deaths and Pesticides? "...

Researcher suggests using bats to help people living in arid places find water sources

https://www.naturalnews.com/2018-06-18-researcher-suggests-using-bats-to-help-people-living-in-arid-places-find-water-sources.html

In fact, Laverty notes that bats “may visit multiple ponds in a single night.” Then there are their wings – these thin membranes of skin lack any of form of insulation, making bats prone to dehydration. ... Regardless, bats may still be one of the best ways to find safe drinking water. "...

NY, NJ residents arming with anything they can find - shotguns, bows, bats, machetes

https://www.naturalnews.com/037853_self_defense_hurricane_sandy_residents.html

NY, NJ residents arming with anything they can find - shotguns, bows, bats, machetes Tuesday, November 06, 2012 by: J. ... The paper noted: With little police presence on the storm-ravaged streets, many residents of the peninsula have been forced to take their protection into their own hands, arming themselves with guns, baseball bats and even bows and arrows to ward off thugs seeking to loot their homes. "...

A Link Between Bat Deaths and Pesticides?

https://www.naturalnews.com/032565_pesticides_bats.html

The US Fish and Wildlife Service published a plan in May of 2011 to prevent the spread of white-nose syndrome (WNS) in bats. ... However, not all infected bats display these visual symptoms. The disease causes bats to engage in atypical behaviors such as flying during periods when their prey is unavailable, such as sub-zero temperatures in daylight hours. "...

Bats, like humans, decipher where others are from based on their regional "accent," according to new study

https://www.naturalnews.com/2017-11-05-bats-like-humans-decipher-where-others-are-from-based-on-their-regional-accent-according-to-new-study.html

Bats, like humans, decipher where others are from based on their regional “accent,” according to new study Sunday, November 05, 2017 by: Russel Davis accent , animal communication , bats , birds , dialect , Dolphins , echolocation , songbirds , vocalization - (Natural News ) An animal study has revealed that bats have regional dialects just like humans, and are able to decipher and mimic how other bats communicate. ... The female bats have been randomly ...

Wind turbines kill almost 1 million bats per year, because they confuse them with trees

https://www.naturalnews.com/052935_wind_turbines_bats_wildlife_deaths.html

Bats getting killed by wind turbines Who cares about bats? They are rarely seen by most and are considered vampires. ... "People often ask why we should care about bats. Bats are saving us big bucks by gobbling up insects that eat or damage our crops," he said. "...

Wuhan Institute of Virology pulls all photos and evidence showing workers handling tainted bats without protective gear

https://www.naturalnews.com/2020-05-10-wuhan-institute-virology-pulls-photos-evidence-workers-handling-tainted-bats.html

All references to visits by diplomats from the United States who later sounded the alarm about the school’s work involving bats have also been scrubbed. ... Switzer had warned the State Department not long after his visit that he observed serious problems with the handling of bats and other related experiments. "...

Call for an investigation of NIAID's collaboration with China on the COVID-19 virus

https://www.naturalnews.com/2020-09-15-niaid-collaboration-with-china-on-covid-19.html

It is our understanding that Wuhan Institute of Virology studies the interaction between corona viruses and bats. ... We found that it was bats, not civets, was the original idea. So, we started looking where did they come from. "...

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announces first bat to be removed from the endangered species list

https://www.naturalnews.com/2018-05-31-the-u-s-fish-and-wildlife-service-announces-first-bat-to-be-removed-from-the-endangered-species-list.html

Practices intended to cull the numbers of rabies-spreading bloodsucking bats also killed harmless lesser long-nosed bats by mistake. Agave-pollinating bats are still threatened by tequila production Finally, the bats were threatened by the production of tequila. "...

Natural, effective ways to repel mosquitoes

https://www.naturalnews.com/045745_mosquito_repellent_garlic_bats.html

This time of year, it's difficult to go anywhere outside without the familiar high-pitched buzz of mosquitoes becoming a part of the routine. ... Despite scary movies and prevailing myths, bats don't attack humans, but they do feast on insects like mosquitoes. "...

Human echolocation using mouth clicks is possible, study finds

https://www.naturalnews.com/2017-09-07-human-echolocation-using-mouth-clicks-is-possible-study-finds.html

Choose fat over carbs - More news on bats Scientists investigate the secret of bats’ longevity – can it be adapted to humans? Pest-eating bats are easing financial pressure on farmers and may help regrow rainforests Noise pollution threatening the food supply? "...

Species devastated by human depletion of rainforests found to make a comeback as forests regrow

https://www.naturalnews.com/2018-03-21-species-devastated-by-human-depletion-of-rain-forests-make-a-comeback-as-forests-regrow.html

Bats from old-growth forests return once secondary forests regenerate Dr. Meyer and his team looked at 50 species of bats that lived in the Biological Dynamics of Forest Fragments Project (BDFFP) in the Brazilian Amazon. ... “The recovery observed at the Amazon was mostly due to the recolonization of previously deforested areas and forest fragments by old-growth specialist bats,” Rocha explained regarding the bats’ good fortune. "...

Coronavirus CENSORSHIP: Entire media falsely claiming Zero Hedge doxxed scientist by simply naming him as paper author

https://www.naturalnews.com/2020-02-04-coronavirus-censorship-entire-media-falsely-claiming-zero-hedge-scientist.html

Zhou started working with bats and communicable viruses back in 2009, having published dozens of articles about his findings in multiple science journals. His lab also issued a press release about how bats can carry illnesses without getting sick themselves while transferring them to people. "...