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# bats - Thursday 13 August, 2020

Bats caught in Thai countryside as researchers probe coronavirus origins

The closest match to coronavirus has been found in horseshoe bats in Yunnan in southern China.

# bats - Wednesday 22 July, 2020

Bats’ genes can help them fight off coronaviruses, study suggests

The study analysed how bats are able to survive coronaviruses, as well as their ability to use echolocation.

# bats - Sunday 24 May, 2020

Wuhan lab had three live bat coronaviruses 'but none that match Covid-19'

The United States and Australia have called in recent weeks for an investigation into the origins of the pandemic.

# bats - Sunday 10 May, 2020

Early suspicions on pangolins and a laboratory, but scientists still convinced bats and animal market played key role in Covid-19

“The market had an animal there that amplified the virus and gave it to a lot of people, because of the first 48 cases, 26 were associated with the market. That rings alarm bells.”

# bats - Thursday 24 January, 2019

People given free beer as temperatures top 49 degrees in Australia

Heat-stressed bats are falling from trees.

# bats - Friday 27 February, 2015

From The Daily Edge Baby bat adorably feasts on a banana, steals the internet's heart Batbaby

Baby bat adorably feasts on a banana, steals the internet's heart

Bats are the new cats.

# bats - Sunday 7 December, 2014

Man put in hospital after masked robbers armed with bats break into his house

The robbers also had a pellet gun.

# bats - Wednesday 13 August, 2014

Need a 10-minute break? Step into the Reading Room… Time Out This post contains videos

Need a 10-minute break? Step into the Reading Room…

Why bats spread Ebola, remembering Robin Williams, and inside the Islamic State.

# bats - Monday 28 April, 2014

Superhero* nature lovers wanted for Irish bat survey

*Don’t worry, there’s no leaping off buildings involved – just the willingness to volunteer.

# bats - Wednesday 30 October, 2013

Chinese bats likely source of SARS virus - report

Researchers have also said that direct bat-to-human transmission is “plausible”.

# bats - Tuesday 15 May, 2012

Bat experts gather in Dublin Castle to discuss 'hot topics'

Dene nene nene nene…EUROBATS!

# bats - Monday 13 September, 2010

Bats have accents, say scientists

It’s not just humans who speak in regionalised dialects, as Australian team discover local variations in bats too.