Rustling or scratching sounds coming from the eaves troughs at 3 a.m. may be a telltale sign that you've got "bats in the belfry."
The Arizona bark scorpion is the most venomous scorpion in North America. It possesses venom that causes serious pain in humans and can kill a child if anti-venom is not administered quickly.
A new review is the first to describe the scope of threats to bats by invasive species.
Brazilian free-tailed bats are expert flyers, capable of migrating hundreds of miles and regularly traveling more than 30 miles a night. But they pull up short at a narrow ocean channel that cuts across the Bahamas, dividing ...
A new study from U of T Mississauga is shining a light on genetic changes happening in the darkest of places – bat caves.
The same technology that enables soldiers to see in the dark can also help protect birds and bats near offshore wind turbines.
An unusual breed of fruit bat—previously nicknamed 'Yoda' due to its resemblance to the Star Wars Jedi Master—has now officially been registered as a new species and renamed the happy (Hamamas) tube-nosed fruit bat.
An endangered bat species with a UK population of less than 1,000 could be further threatened by the effects of global warming, according to a new study led by the University of Southampton.
The cold-loving fungus (Pseudogymnoascus destructans, or Pd) that causes white-nose syndrome , a disease that has killed millions of North American bats during hibernation, could also spread in summer months. Bats and humans ...