Irish politicians need to educate themselves about the value of Ireland’s multi-faceted wildlife heritage, instead of encouraging its gratuitous destruction.
Plans to build a new reservoir to supply a drought-stricken village have been delayed by up to 18 months because of a colony of bats.
Did you know that the collective noun for bats is a “cloud”, or that in the first scientific classification of mammals, bats were placed close to humans because, like us, they have two nipples?
From large wind turbines to large river creatures, the BT Young Scientist Exhibition (January 10-13) covers a lot of ground, writes Denis Lehane.
The bigger a bat’s ears, the better its hearing, is likely to be. But is it, asks Richard Collins
Bats transmit high-pitched sound pulses, using their echoes to picture the surroundings.
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