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Bats Play a Significant Role in Houston Ecosystem

Houston is home to more than ten species of bats, many of them living in trees. If you’re surprised to learn those two facts, then you probably think you don’t know too much about these winged animals. Don’t worry though, you’re not alone. That’s the very reason we sent Houston Matters’ Edel Howlin out to […]

Houston is home to more than ten species of bats, many of them living in trees. If you’re surprised to learn those two facts, then you probably think you don’t know too much about these winged animals.

Don’t worry though, you’re not alone. That’s the very reason we sent Houston Matters’ Edel Howlin out to find out more about these tiny mammals.

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Masters of the Night: Bat exhibit at The Houston Museum of Natural Science’s Sugar Land location.

The Waugh Bridge Bat Colony

 Waugh Bat Monitor

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Michael Hagerty

Michael Hagerty

Senior Producer, Houston Matters

Michael Hagerty is the senior producer for Houston Matters. He's spent more than 20 years in public radio and television and dabbled in minor league baseball, spending four seasons as the public address announcer for the Reno Aces, the Triple-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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