Posts tagged ‘bats’

August 25, 2018

Batnadoes

by allthoughtswork

A "batnado" in action.

It’s a misnomer but I still want to see it.

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May 1, 2017

Bats for Brides

by duncanr

like so many places in the world, women in India commonly experience violence/abuse at the hands of their partner or relatives – http://www.refworld.org/docid/55681b04a.html

combating this domestic violence involves changing the criminal justice and legal system to provide greater support and protection of women, and changing the patriarchal social, cultural, attitudes and practices that regard the female child to be of less value than the male, and a married woman to be the ‘property’ of her husband

if Indian politicians were serious about . . .

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May 11, 2014

Dancing Bats

by duncanr

via Arbroath

August 17, 2011

Light at the End of the Tunnel

by duncanr

Chiltern Railways plans to create a second Oxford to London Rail link, via Bicester. The proposed new line would run through a tunnel under the Wolvercote roundabout on the A40.

Problem is, bats use the tunnel as a place to roost and as a shortcut when they’re moving around the countryside.

The solution?

Install a set of traffic lights at the entrance of the tunnels to warn the bats of approaching trains thereby giving them time to evacuate the tunnel before the trains pass through

Source – http://tinyurl.com/3llxjhc

[P.S. I thought bats were ‘blind’ ???]