Of the various methods used to estimate bat colony size, photography is currently one of the least explored. The potential advantages of using photography, however, are numerous, particularly for colonies with high numbers of individuals. This paper describes how the authors used phot
Molecular diet analysis has disclosed how incredibly species-rich insectivorous bat diets can be. In this study, Jodi Sedlock, Frauke Krüger and Beth Clare found molecular evidence of 655 different arthropod species in the diets of just four bat species from the Philippines. A compar
With the goal of achieving sustainable guano mining techniques, the Emerging Wildlife Conservation Leaders Bat Group, with assistance from Bat Conservation International and SEABCRU, has developed a set of guano harvesting guidelines designed to minimize harmful impacts on cave bat po
With an ever-increasing human population size in Asia, the need to identify sustainable practices to ensure food security is a priority. An article published by Wanger et. al. demonstrates that a single cave-roosting bat species, Chaerephon plicatus (the Wrinkled-Lipped Bat), substant
The interest in bats started way back in 2011 when a group of students Lee Ching-Ching, Lee Shan-Shan, Kelvina, Mohd Haziq and Shareka Vithias Logendran, led by teacher, Madam Sook-Lai Chan formed a team, The Kid Witness News (KWN), King George V Secondary School (SMK King George V).
The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium Conservation Fund has awarded Bat Conservation International $8,000 in support of Saving Cave Bats in Cambodia, Laos, & Vietnam: Investing in the Bat Champions of Tomorrow. This collaborative project will be led by SEABCRU’s Dr. Neil Furey, Faun