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Removing a Bat - Video

By former BCI Science Officer, Barbara French

removingAbatvidBarbara shows you exactly how to safely and humanely remove unwanted bats that have slipped into your home. She also offers tips on how to keep them from coming back. This streaming video clip is 10:35 minutes in length (not suitable for dial-up connections).

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Please note: In the United Kingdom, bats and their roosts are protected by law. You must seek advice from your local Statutory Nature Conservation organisation before doing anything that may disturb bats or their roosts.

The video refers to exclusion tubes, these can be obtained from http://www.batcone.com/


A Bat Conservation International reminder: Always wear protective gloves when removing bats.
Never handle bats or any other wild animal with your bare hands.


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Last Updated: Sunday, 06 March 2011
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