A reason to keep the French / English relationship ship going! A wing and a prayer: is there hope for Britain’s loneliest bat.

Our rarest mammal lives on its own, with no known relatives this side of the Channel. Did the greater mouse-eared bat stray here from France? And is it time we invited over some company?

— Read on www.theguardian.com/environment/2022/may/10/greater-mouse-eared-bat-britain-rarest-mammal

8 thoughts on “A reason to keep the French / English relationship ship going! A wing and a prayer: is there hope for Britain’s loneliest bat.

  1. peterfrankiswrites says:

    Completely fascinating. Without following the link I wonder if the Sussex Bat Group are assembled to care for this solitary creature (surely not). I also liked the restless ‘something must be done, but what?’ in the the various conservationists interviewed. Thanks for sharing this.

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  2. janesmudgeegarden says:

    Thank you for this post. What a fascinating story. It would be wonderful if some French friends could be transferred to Sussex in the hope of creating a colony. Obviously, the UK bat has a perfect home to share.

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