P448 Teletext 448 Jun19 11:10:00       —————————————————————————————  BATS FASCINATING! There's no such thing as a horror film, without a cloud of spooky bats flying about, getting in everyone's hair. But far from being spooky, bats are fascinating creatures, as you can see for yourself at the Wildlife Trust's Focus on Bats Course, on June 24. Take a packed tea and a torch, and head out into the night with a local guide for some bat spotting. For more info. call the Wildlife Trust: 0117 932 9440. ——————————————————————————————————1/3—— Any topics you would like covered? WRITE TO ECO-SCENE,CLUB 440, PO BOX 442, LONDON SW6 1XQ Write It Blond Too young? Green
P448 Teletext 448 Jun19 11:10:01       —————————————————————————————  BATS FASCINATING! From vampire bats to bats out of hell, those winged and furry creatures have been part of our folklore for centuries But the bat population is in decline, and they and their roosts are now protected by the Wildlife & Countryside Act, 1981. Bat numbers have shrunk by as much as 90%, say some estimates. Species include Daubenton's, Noctule, Natterers and Pipistrelle bats. ——————————————————————————————————2/3—— Any topics you would like covered? WRITE TO ECO-SCENE,CLUB 440, PO BOX 442, LONDON SW6 1XQ Write It Blond Too young? Green
P448 Teletext 448 Jun19 11:11:02       ————————————————————————————— BAT'S FASCINATING!   Holy Bat facts, Robin!  Bats hang out in tunnels, buildings, trees and caves. Blood-sucking they are not, bats eat insects, foraging in leaves and water There are 14 British bat species. The tiny Pipistrelle is the most common. Bats like to roost in new buildings as well as old ones. ——————————————————————————————————3/3—— Any topics you would like covered? WRITE TO ECO-SCENE,CLUB 440, PO BOX 442, LONDON SW6 1XQ Write It Blond Too young? Green