News

This is were we share conservation news that is currently making the rounds. Sure, we focus on bats and birds, but in the end we are all about the conservation of nature

New species of birds discovered in Indonesia

This little planet of ours is still full of surprises, as was shown when 10 new birds species was discover in Indonesia. Who knows what other exciting critters are still out there to be discovered, or rediscovered...

 

https://www.nationalgeographic.com/animals/2020/01/new-birds-species-sulawesi-indonesia/ 

Bat deaths in Australian summer heat

Not only is Australia suffering from bush fires that is rampaging through the country, but due to extreme heat the wildlife is taking strain. It might be slightly more evident in bats because smaller species are often overlooked, but these events posses a threat to all wildlife

https://www.nationalgeographic.com/animals/2020/01/flying-foxes-are-dying-en-masse-in-australias-extreme-heat/

This is not a new occurrence, and a similar heat event was seen at the end of 2018 when tens of thousands of bats died

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-australia-46859000