Windmills Killing Bats; Insects Celebrate

These are dark days for the endangered Indiana bat.

The little marsupials eat insects, and help the agriculture industry avoid being decimated by bugs.

Now, it appears that going green by building wind energy turbines is  killing the bats who fly into the turbine blades at night.

That plus a nasty virus have teamed up to give the old one-two punch to the bats.

Insects are celebrating because with their predators dropping like flies, the bugs can gorge themselves on as many fruits and veggies they can find.

Your tax dollars have paid for the study conducting the U S Geological Survey and the U S Fish and Wildlife Service.


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