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Watch 3 millions of bats going out for a night hunting in Mulu NP, Borneo

Watch 3 millions of bats going out for a night hunting in Mulu NP, Borneo

Borneo is the third largest island in the world, only behind Greenland and New Guinea. It contains a rich diversity of bats, some 100 species. In any given place in Sarawak, bats are the most numerous mammal species. As in other tropical ecosystems, many of Sarawak’s bats are essential pollinators and seed dispersers for numerous […]

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PEAR vs GIANT BATS! (Amberskull #4)

PEAR vs GIANT BATS! (Amberskull #4)
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Bat Squad! – Amazing Bats!

[wolf howls] This time on Bat Squad! This is a vampire bat. Most people think vampire bats are these huge, scary animals. Bat Scout cookies are insect flavored cookies! It was love at first catch! This is just amazing. Hey bat friends! I’m Cami and I’m your Bat Squad host. So what do you think […]

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Bat Caves of Texas – Texas Parks and Wildlife [Official]

Bat Caves of Texas – Texas Parks and Wildlife [Official]

Bats are unmistakable. No other mammal has true wings and can fly. Texas is fortunate to have 31 different species of bats and some great places where you can go see them. [music] I’m Meg Goodman,Texas State bat biologist for Texas Parks & Wildlife Department. We are here at the Congress Ave. bridge in downtown […]

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Bats Eating Snacks | Party Animals

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Why Do Bats Sleep Upside Down? | COLOSSAL QUESTIONS

Why Do Bats Sleep Upside Down? | COLOSSAL QUESTIONS

– [Narrator] There’s nothing more frightening on a crisp fall night than a screeching bat swooping from its upside-down perch. But why do bats hang upside-down? Let’s find out on today’s episode of – [Commanding Voice] Colossal Questions. – [Narrator] Bats are nocturnal creatures, which means they sleep all day and stay up all night. […]

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These bats don’t need a cave, they have a bridge

These bats don’t need a cave, they have a bridge

WHAT I THOUGHT. TOM MILLER EXPLAINS WHY SO MANY OF THOSE CREATURES ARE YEAR AND HOW YOU CAN SEE THEM FOR YOURSELF. TOM: IT’S A SPECIAL SPOT OFTEN SEEN THE RARELY VISITED THE NEEDS INTERSTATE 80 AND THE YOLO CAUSEWAY, ONE OF NORTHERN CALIFORNIA’S TRUE WONDERS. TO GET HERE, WE CARAVAN WITH SEVERAL DOZEN SACRAMENTO […]

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Little Brown Bat (30 seconds)

Little Brown Bat (30 seconds)

Little Brown Bats may be small, but they have the largest distribution of all bat species in Canada. Their big appetite plays a role in insect suppression, helping us reduce pesticide use. Insects give bats fat reserves, preparing them for the winter. Sadly, a fungal disease called White Nose Syndrome is causing the death of […]

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Bats are great for the environment

Bats are great for the environment

Bats… are an important part of our ecosystem, and help control insect populations. They can eat more than 500 insects in a single night! And as they can live for more than 30 years, that’s nearly five and a half million bugs in their lifetime! This big appetite for bugs is important for many farmers […]

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Bats and Agriculture

Bats and Agriculture

[Narrator] This is Passport to Texas. Millions of Mexican Free-tailed bats are back in Texas where they will bear young and eat tons of pesky insects. [Meg Goodman] The Mexican free-tailed bat in particular is really valuable for agricultural purposes.
 [Narrator] Meg Goodman is a bat biologist. [Meg Goodman] Current research has shown that these […]

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