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rabies bats with rabies given free homes to stop zika virus by city officals
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07-06-2016, 12:05 AM #1
stopbatswithrabiestoday Incognito Anonymous
Bats with rabies are being encouraged to make homes around peoples homes in America to stop zika virus mosquitoes

Officials in New Hempstead in Long Island, New York, are installing ‘bat boxes’
•The contraptions attract bats to live in them, can fit 50-100 bats each
•Bats are mosquito predators, can eat up to 1,000 mosquitoes an hour
•Town hopes they will quash mosquito population before end of Olympics
•Zika would most likely spread in the US if an infected person got bitten in the states, infecting the mosquito

The bat boxes where bats with possible rabies and other disease will live around peoples home, are 15-30 feet above the ground in trees, the bat boxes are small wooden cages that replicate a bat’s natural habitat.

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07-06-2016, 12:36 AM #2
Octo Mother Superior
Posts:41,392 Threads:1,584 Joined:Feb 2011
Your link is not good here anymore.

Oh and it's bats, not rabies bats with rabies ffs.
07-06-2016, 01:55 AM #3
Kreeper Griobhtha
Posts:11,097 Threads:770 Joined:Feb 2011
Every year about 40,000 people worldwide are killed by rabies which can be spread to humans by most animals including some cold blooded vertebrates.

Every year over 1 million people die from diseases spread only by mosquitoes.

I'll take the bats.

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