Thursday, October 28, 2004


New tactic to shift bat pack

`The battle of the bats is on again in Charters Towers but this time, the council has decided to put aside scare tactics and instead try to bribe the bats out of town. [..]

Mayor Brian Beveridge said helicopters would be used to “herd” the bats towards the habitat after they had been scared into the air by noisy bird frighteners.’

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