Cat kills ‘thumb size’ bat that flew record 2,000km from London to Russia’s Pskov region

A bat that flew more than 2,018km from London to Russia died after being attacked by a cat. The rare Nathusius’ pipistrelle female bat, the size of a human thumb, was discovered in Russia’s Pskov region. The bat, whose wing had a “London Zoo” marking, was rescued by a bat rehabilitation group but later died. […]

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Australia investigates advertisement that shows man eating bat sandwich

An advertisement showing a man eating a bat sandwich is being investigated by Australia’s advertising watchdog. The advert from outdoor equipment firm Boating Camping Fishing store (BCF) has been viewed more than 250,000 times on YouTube. In it, a man jokes that the pandemic was caused by someone eating a bat. While early cases emerged […]