Encouraging bats might be better than using bug repellant

2023-11-20 09:44:38

Encouraging bats might be better than using bug repellant


Bats eat mosquitoes ... lots of mosquitoes. Students compare a bat's weight to how much he can consume in one night.  They calculate how much they would need to eat to consume a comparable proportion of food.

We compare the amount that an entire bat cave would eat in one night with the tremendous load of a giant dump truck.  Unbelievable!


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