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A Big Brown Bat is carefully removed from a net during a bat-counting survey on the Williams Ranger District in 2012.


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Kaibab National Forest goes batty for International Bat Week
Forest Service aims to educate public about critical role bats play in insect control, crop protection and healthy forests

What is small, fuzzy and can eat up to 8,000 insects per night? Bats. And according to Kaibab National Forest biologist Justin Schofer, they are a critical component for crop protection and healthy forests.

By Erin Ford October 31, 2017
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