From devils to superheroes: our complicated relationship with 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? The book Bat, by Tessa Laird, is full of similar tidbits that you will want to share with others. It is also engrossing, eloquent and beautifully illustrated.

From devils to superheroes: our complicated relationship with bats

From the wellspring of Ebola to symbols of good fortune, bats are an endless source of science and myth. Susan Lawler from Australia's La Trobe University reports.

Sun 12 Aug 18 from Cosmos Magazine

From devils to superheroes—our complicated relationship with 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? ...

Tue 7 Aug 18 from Phys.org

It’s dark nights for bats in Telangana’s Nalgonda

Yerukala tribals have traditionally hunted them, but now they are sought for witchcraft, faith healing.

Sat 4 Aug 18 from The Hindu

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