Ecology
3:29 pm
Wed October 31, 2012

Bats are beneficial, says rehab volunteer

Meeting Roberto (Be sure to listen all the way to the end to hear him click!)

It’s Halloween – a time when black cats and bats are demonized or depicted as scary. But bats are actually one of the most unique mammals on the planet. Scientists say they’re vital to the health of our ecosystem.

So today, KPLU environment reporter Bellamy Pailthorp met with a woman who has taken it upon herself to re-habilitate as many injured bats as she can find.

Interview with Barbara Ogaard