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. […]