To protect many species of wild animals, we need to learn more about them. Often, that means having to tag, collar or otherwise track them. It’s a game that scientists take seriously.
Just like cats and spiders, the representation of blood-sucking vampire bats is often seen in seasonal decor and festivities this time of year. But in actuality, bats are very much a part of everyday life in a variety of urban areas across North America, completely oblivious to their role in All Hallows Eve celebrations. Learn more about how these often misunderstood animals are adjusting to life in cities.