While ebola hasn't been in the news as much in present weeks—prompting some to speculate that it's a government-created conspiracy meant to distract us from the real issues such as chemtrails—scientists have been busy at work behind the scenes figuring out exactly what caused the outbreak. Spoiler: It's probably bats.
I bet you never thought you'd want to hug a bat? Or if you did, I would've called you a major weirdo until this very moment.
This should maybe be tagged "Squee???" but screw it, I'm gonna go with it. Look at that! Bats are so amazing! Our flying mammalian friends, they eat all the bugs and keep us safe from disease (except when they give us disease). I think bats are probably the coolest animals there are. For now. Tomorrow, check back,…
A mysterious SARS-like virus has killed one person in Saudi Arabia and left another in critical condition. Though the virus doesn't seem to be as infectious as SARS, the WHO is monitoring the situation:
So...Batman. Is everybody jazzed to see what lengths Christopher Nolan went to obscure the mischievous twinkle in Tom Hardy's eyes? If Batman were actually a baby fruit bat, he could just charm all of his adversaries into feeding him very small pieces of blueberries and petting him with a Q-Tip. That would no doubt…
You probably thought was going to be an animal art post, but no, it's real! A vampire bat took time off from blood-sucking to suck down a delicious milkshake. My favorite part of this photo series is really the second photo, where the bat is all like, "is anybody watching?" Yes bat, the whole internet is watching you.