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Peer Review: A87890700 - How to Evict a Sleeping Bat

Post 1

Dmitri Gheorgheni

Entry: How to Evict a Sleeping Bat - A87890700
Author: Dmitri Gheorgheni - U1590784

Here's some useful, practical advice for a change. Coming from me, this is almost unheard-of.

The Editor would like to thank:

- The Bat, appearing as himself
- Mrs Hoggett, for her expert advice
- Elektra Gheorgheni, who elegantly evicted the bat with her keen eye, quick reflexes, and long reach with a broom.

Oh, and in answer to the question 'Why is there a picture on this PR entry?', I'd already uploaded it as decoration for the 26 June issue of smiley - thepost, so I thought you might as well enjoy an illustrated entry with your morning smiley - coffee.

smiley - dragon


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SashaQ - happysad - Editor

Thank you for this Entry - it will be an excellent addition to the Edited Guide after it has been through Peer Review smiley - bat Fantastic illustrations!

I like how you mention the myth about the hair - last time I went in the Bat Cave at my local zoo, a group of teenage schoolchildren were being silly about that, so much so they ran out without respect and a couple of bats were pulled through the security curtain to the cold vestibule. I was pleased to be able to rescue the bats easily by just holding the curtain open for them to go back into the warmth.

You mention rabies - the UK link in the Entry says that people shouldn't handle bats here too because of that. The law is important here - a few years ago my parents discovered 'bats in the belfry' when their roof was being redone and they had to wait for 3 weeks without tiles while the bats finished nesting! The bats like it just as well in the bat box now, though smiley - bat


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Post 3

Dmitri Gheorgheni

Thanks, Sasha! Tavaron helped with the photo and advice from her speleologist folks. smiley - smiley

Maybe I should change that 'unknown' to 'rare' in the UK. smiley - run

And good for you, rescuing the bats. smiley - ok


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minorvogonpoet

This is a lovely entry. smiley - smiley

According to the Sussex Wildlife Trust we have 18 species of bat in the UK, but I haven't seen one where I live for ages. smiley - sadface.


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Post 5

Dmitri Gheorgheni

Thanks, MVP. smiley - smiley

I hope you get to see one in the twilight - not in your house. smiley - winkeye


Congratulations - Your Entry has been Recommended for the Edited Guide!

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Congratulations - Your Entry has been Recommended for the Edited Guide!

Post 7

bobstafford

smiley - cheers well done smiley - smiley


Congratulations - Your Entry has been Recommended for the Edited Guide!

Post 8

SashaQ - happysad - Editor

Congratulations!

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