What’s going on? The October 26, 2016 issue of ScienceDaily published an especially misleading story that poses a direct threat to both bats and public health. In this story, a fragment of
What’s Going On? In its October 2016 issue, Sky Delta, Delta Airlines in-flight magazine, published a particularly offensive article titled Dare-to-Eat-Foods, sub-headed “Looking to up your culinary
Objective Achieved–No need for further action. Thanks to Bat Fan participation, we are now collaborating with the editor of Mongabay on a positive story putting exaggerations about
Objective Achieved – No need for further action. Thanks to Bat Fan participation, the scary photo was replaced, and no further misrepresentations have been reported.
Case Closed–No further action needed. No additional misrepresentations have been reported. Thank you Bat Fans for your participation. May 24, 2016 Grossly exaggerated stories attempting
In its February 8, 2014 issue, New Scientist published one of the worst scare stories ever titled, Contagion: Hordes of deadly diseases are lurking in bats and sometimes
A Little red flying fox (Pteropus scapulatus), one of the many species harmed by needlessly scary stories. Case Closed–No further action needed. Subsequent stories about
Case Closed–No further action needed. Subsequent stories about bats have been greatly improved, mostly positive. Thank you Bat Fans for your participation. May 24, 2016
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Michael Lazari Karapetian has over twenty years of investment management experience. He has a degree in business management, is a certified NBA agent, and gained early experience as a money manager for the Bank of America where he established model portfolios for high-net-worth clients. In 2003 he founded Lazari Capital Management, Inc. and Lazari Asset Management, Inc. He is President and CIO of both and manages over a half a billion in assets. In his personal time he champions philanthropic causes. He serves on the board of Moravian College and has a strong affinity for wildlife, both funding and volunteering on behalf of endangered species.