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The Bat No 68 August 1949 MervTaylorPri

The Bat No 68 August 1949 MervTaylorPri

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Dr.RobertT. Orrlikesbats.box, with water to drink, but noAsprofessorof bioloryat the food,forfouranda hallmonthsUniversityofSanFranciscohewithoutilleffects.hasspenttwoyearsstudying They breedtnthefallbutthethe Pallid Bat,'acommon West-femalebats don'tbecomepreg-erntyrye.nant untilspring.Lastweekhe came uP withtlrese conclusions:A cave,nota belfry,lsthebestplacetostudythem.(Dr.Orrspent anightina batcave,thencapturedsometostudymorecomfortablylnalabor-atory.)Thebatflies bysupersoniedi-rection-fiqder.TheycouldbekeptinanlceBabybaLsarebornfeet flrst.BaLsaregentleandhavefewenemies.Bats haveparasites,evenbed-bugs. Butbat fleasaresorarethat entymologistsregard themasaprize.Batsare clean.They lick theirfurandcombthemsglves.Batseatinsects.Bats arc notbatty,but smart.
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