STOP VILLAINIZING BATS: SCIENTISTS, CONSERVATIONISTS

Why in news? There have been increasing incidents of the public destroying bat roosts and smoking them out. This is due to unverified news and social media posts linking bats to the COVID-19 outbreak. To raise awareness, 64 CHIROPTEROLOGISTS (THOSE WHO STUDY BATS) from six South Asian countries have released a document clarifying myths about bats and […]