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Bats think about sex — a lot

NBCnews.com (Oct. 2, 2012) – Bats may have more in common with the fictional Batman than previously believed, since both successfully combine work with courting sexy potential mates — a lot of them. (Read entire article…)

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To the bat cave! US conservationists hope bunker can halt deadly fungus

One October evening, as an autumn chill descends with the darkening sky, a great cloud of bats will rise out of the woods at a pre-arranged signal and dive with their thousands of beating wings down a concrete shaft and … Continue reading

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Love Bats? Don’t See The Expendables 2!

Action movie fans worldwide are excited for “The Expendables 2,” which opens this Friday. Unfortunately, bat loving action movie fans can’t share that enthusiasm — not since it came to light that during filming, the crew conducted construction and filming … Continue reading

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Gone batty: Local roofer first in state to earn bat-friendly label

SANTA CRUZ — When Warren Knox and his crew at Knox Roofing open up a roof, it’s not unusual for them to find all manner of critters — raccoons, rats, bees and bats — to name a few. “We’ll shoo … Continue reading

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Social Bats Pay a Price…

ScienceDaily (July 3, 2012) — The impact on bat populations of a deadly fungal disease known as white-nose syndrome may depend on how gregarious the bats are during hibernation. Species that hibernate in dense clusters even as their populations get smaller … Continue reading

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Congratulations Knox Roofing!

Congratulations to Knox Roofing on becoming the first business in California to receive the Bat-Friendly Business Certification. For information on how your business can earn the Bat-Friendly Business Certification, click here. Knox Roofing, one of the largest roofing companies in Santa Cruz County, completed … Continue reading

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