Battle for the Bats
Battle for the bats
Councils around the east cost of Australia have spent millions trying to solve the ‘bat problem’. For decades, myths about disease, the intense dislike of the noise and smell has created a conflict between the nationally threatened Grey Headed Flying Fox and humans – often ending what some claim are violent, environmentally destructive and ineffective ‘solutions’. Experts and some devoted locals in the town of Bairnsdale, VIC are now claiming that training humans to live with flying foxes in the most effective solution.
Read the full story in the Guardian Australia here: