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Suction Cup Bat

Late last year, scientists discovered a new species of bat that has large flat adhesive suckers attached to its thumbs and hind feet. These suckers allow the bat to climb and adhere to large broad-leaf plants in the jungles of their native Madagascar. The find is particularly remarkable because the new bat belongs to a…

Mini-Bosses from Castlevania?

We had a bat house hanging from the second story of my home growing up. My brother loved bats and I fully endorsed sharing our home with them. These critters might be a different story. Bat species, like many creatures, can be difficult to tell apart based purely on physiology. These new bats were recently…