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Fwd: bats

  • Subject: [cg] Fwd: bats
  • From: "Ken Hargesheimer" minifarms@gmail.com
  • Date: Tue, 11 Apr 2006 22:02:13 -0500

Here are the facts on bats and mosquitoes

---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: OBCBats@aol.com <OBCBats@aol.com>
Date: Apr 11, 2006 9:47 PM
Subject: Re: bats
To: minifarms@gmail.com

In a message dated 4/10/06 4:53:40 PM, minifarms@gmail.com writes:

<< I have always heard that bats eat mosquitos.  Now I heard they do not.

is correct?

Ken Hargesheimer >>

Some bats eat mosquitoes more than others.  There are 45 different bats in
the US and Canada and not all of them are regular mosquitoe eaters, but many
consume a considerable amount.  Thanks for your interest in bats.

Rob Mies
Director, Biologist, Educator, Author
Organization for Bat Conservation
@ Cranbrook Institute of Science
39221 Woodward Ave.
PO Box 801
Bloomfield Hills, MI 48303
248-645-3232 ext. 9

5th Annual Great Lakes Bat Festival

August 4th and 5th, 2006

at Cranbrook Institute of Science

Bloomfield Hills, MI

Go to www.batconservation.org for updates

Check out batroost.com for information about the "Stokes Beginner's Guide to
Bats," written by OBC founders Rob Mies and Kim Williams.  This first guide
bats includes how to identify bats, construct bat houses, attract bats, and
much more!

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