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Fruit Bats

Lynne Peeples

Why Scapegoating Bats Is A Big Mistake For Human Health | Lynne Peeples | Posted 11.03.2014 | Green

Even before allegations emerged that West Africa's Ebola outbreak may have originated in bats, public opinion of the animal was hardly glowing. Years ...

Island Life Reveals Relaxed Side of Malaysia

Carolyn O'Donnell | Posted 03.12.2014 | Travel
Carolyn O'Donnell

Pangkor Laut seems to seduce everyone. When I depart, two girls are crying on the boat back to the mainland marina.

WATCH: Fruit Bat Babies Drinking From Tiny Bottles

Posted 07.27.2013 | Green

Bats generally get a pretty bad rap among humans -- we accuse them of sucking our blood, getting stuck in our hair and scaring the living daylights ou...

Dog Ears Music: Richter Scale Day Playlist

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 06.26.2013 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

This week our playlist includes music by Beck, Yma Sumac, Black Rebel Motorcycle Club, Earlimart, Van Halen, Tori Amos, Alabama Shakes and more.

PHOTO: Baby Fruit Bats Wrapped Like Burritos

Posted 04.24.2013 | Green

Redditor mapaquier may be right saying bats might not be "everyone's cup of tea," but these babies wrapped in blanket burritos may be the cutest frui...

'Auction Kings': How Much For A Giant Fruit Bat Skeleton?

Posted 06.15.2012 | TV

On "Auction Kings" (Thu., 9 p.m. ET on Discovery) Thursday night a customer brought in the skeleton of a giant fruit bat. Some species of fruit bat...

Fag Hag

Lance Brister | Posted 07.15.2012 | Gay Voices
Lance Brister

For me women were a safe way to explore the world, offering relationships uncomplicated by sex. They were my "in" to relationships, teaching me how to build trust and make real connections with the objects of my affection. There should be a better name for this kind of friendship.

WATCH: Orphaned Fruit Bats Saved and Bottle-Fed In Australia

Posted 11.26.2011 | Green

It turns out bats can be cute. A group of 98 baby fruits bats, known as spectacled flying foxes (Pteropus conspicillatus), arrived at an animal ho...

Sex, Fruit Bats, and Politically Correct Zoology at an Irish College

Greg Lukianoff | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Greg Lukianoff

Author's Note: This case has set off quite an international debate, both for and against Dr. Evans. As I linked to below in the updates, you can check...