Bat Box - Fledermauskasten (Please read!)

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The importance of bat protection cannot be stressed enough. Their benefit to mankind is invaluable. Just as songbirds provide insect control during daytime, so do those night-flying mammals from sunset to dawn. Mosquitos, leafhoppers, many kinds of moths, grasshoppers, beetles, aphids and an unimaginable number of crop-damaging insects are night for night eliminated by the tons. But bats (certain species of them) also help by pollinating important food crops like bananas, dates, cashews, peaches, pigeon peas, avocados, century plants (important for tequila!) and many more! Finally they are a tremendous help in replanting those plants as they dispers the seeds of those fruits with their droppings. A.T.

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WALERY on April 17, 2013

Very interesting...(as shot, and clarification) Best wishes from Russia. Walera. PS Thanks a lot for your visit and nice words.Best wishes.Walera.

aNNa.Schramm on May 14, 2013

sehr schöne 'nebelige' Aufnahme. Grüße aus Bayern aNNa

Anton Trötscher on May 14, 2013

Hi Wallera---Hi aNNa! Thank you so very much for visiting my gallery and the kind comments! Many friendly greetings to Russia and to Germany from Texas! Anton Trötscher -----Hallo Wallera!--- Hallo aNNa! Recht herzlichen Dank für den Besuch in meiner Galerie und die netten Worte! Viele liebe Grüße nach Rußland und nach Bayern aus Texas! Anton Trötscher

Haokmtu on May 14, 2013

Very beautiful shot!!! LIKE


Anton Trötscher on May 17, 2013

Hi Hoakmtu! Thank you so very much for your visit in my gallery and the kind comment! Many friendly greetings! Anton Trötscher

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