We used to have lots of bats. We have very few now. My neighbors love their mosquito companies who spray the bushes….because…of course, only mosquitoes die when they spray for mosquitoes.
Most people know about the damage that insecticides do to the birds and the bees. You see commercials on it and posting from bird and bee supporters. But, what about the Bats?
I’m personally fond of the bats. That probably started when I was a kid and fell in love with the Flying Monkeys watching the Wizard of Oz. The closest thing we have to Flying Monkeys in Ontario is the bats, much smaller but the same movement concept. With both having really cool wings.
Small Brown Bat In Flight
With Spring arriving, it will be time for the female bat to coming out of hibernation. In the Summer she will have her baby, known as a pup.
The females usually only have one pup, once a year, but occasionally will have twins. When she has her pup, they are very tiny at first but grow very fast. Until the pups can fly and catch bugs, they are depended on…
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