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  • Conserving the world's bats and their ecosystems

    Welcome to Merlin Tuttle’s Bat Conservation

    Inspiring bat conservation worldwide.

  • Bat flight, food and echolocation

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    Bat Photos

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  • Bat close up photography by Merlin Tuttle

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    MTBC provides unique resources on a variety of conservation issues.

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Watch Merlin Tuttle’s latest videos and video archives for more information on bat conservation

Bat Fears in Perspective

The Power of Winning Friends Not Battles

The Importance of Bats

Tuttle Tales Episode 1: Khao Chong Pran

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Browse and download Merlin Tuttle’s famous bat photography.

Kitti’s Hognosed or Bumblebee Bat Craseonycteris Thonglongyai

Painted Bat Kerivoula Picta

Merlin Tuttle Measuring Roost Stains Left by Cave Myotis in McCarty Cave

Brazilian Freetailed Bat Tadarida Brasiliensis

Common Blossom Bat Syconycteris Australis

Little Red Flying Fox Pteropus Scapulatus

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