Freedom Flight – Blink & You’ll Miss It!

Infra-red cameras are located around the flight aviary and caught the moment the first flying fox flew to freedom.  Watch for the two eyes reflected in the light and in a flash, wings open and it’s off! Last week you may not have realised a secret event was unfolding just after dusk here in the Whitsundays. […]

Emergency 1000km Bat Convoy Hits the Road

When a tree was felled on a private property near Moranbah, some 200km west of Mackay in December 2020, a colony of microbats, including babies – known as pups – was found inside. The property owner was devastated at the death of many on the spot from impact injuries, shock and heat. They gathered up […]