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Has the World Gone Batty?

Online Zoom presentation on bats

2020-10-24 14:00:00 2020-10-24 15:00:00 America/Chicago Has the World Gone Batty? Virtual

Saturday, October 24
2:00pm - 3:00pm

Add to Calendar 2020-10-24 14:00:00 2020-10-24 15:00:00 America/Chicago Has the World Gone Batty? Virtual

There are over 1,300 species of bats worldwide. Fifty varieties live in North America and 12 species of bats reside in Illinois. The discussion will lead us down the path as to why bats are so important for our ecology. However, our bat population is severely endangered, how did this happen?

Registration is required for this program, which will be held on Zoom. Sign up for this event and to receive the Zoom meeting link click here

If you need help using Zoom, see our guide or email us at askalibrarian@dppl.org.

TAGS: | Lifelong Learning |

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