- Spare a Thought for the Overlooked 'Ugly' Australian Mammals
- Unfortunately, forest fires can drive down bat numbers, and human activity often disturbs key roosting sites, pushing some microbat species to the limit.
- 'Ugly' animals don't get the same attention as cute ones, study proves
- "Microbats are good at diminishing mosquitos, for example," he said. Fleming hopes the study sparks discussion about the need for more conservation funding, generally. "Australia has had the worst track record of any country in the world for species ...
- Meet the Microbats: Winged Creatures' Secrets Revealed
- There are about 1,000 species of these so-called "microbats," whose body sizes range from a little over an inch (2.5 centimeters) to more than 5 inches (12 centimeters) long. The plentiful critters make up a whopping 17 percent of all mammals on Earth.
- Microbats expected to invade Adelaide homes as winter sets in, prompting
- Microbats entering Adelaide homes in a bid to hibernate through winter could carry a rabies-like virus and should not be touched, the state's Environment Department warns.
- 120 Rescued Micro Bats Get a New Lease on Life! (VIDEO)
- Micro bats are tiny little bats that are native to Australia. Each individual bat can eat thousands of insects a day, making them an important part of their native ecosystem.
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