Dawn of the Bat Brigade: Chapter 5


New Dawn gets to work healing the plants and trees with her rejuvenating seed powers, when a metal monstrosity lunges forth from behind the foliage!

“Who dares undo my beautiful destruction,” yelled the bionic menace. “Who are you,” gasps New Dawn.

“I am–THE BLIGHT. And I’m here to destroy every last living thing in this forest. I have only one primary directive: TO DECIMATE.

Before New Dawn has a chance to process what’s happening, The Blight issues a command to his underlings:


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Illustration by Claudia Pimentel


Partial funding for this program is supported by a grant/cooperative agreement for the U.S. Department of the Interior, Fish and Wildlife Service

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  • cathie keenan

    I have a question I had thought that female bats in New England become impregnated in the fall, but give birth in the spring. Recently I read that females get impregnated in the spring. Which is correct?

    • Organization for Bat Conservation

      As far as we know, both of those are right! Females usually mate in the Fall and become pregnant in the Spring. In a way, female bats can plan their pregnancy to begin when they wake up from hibernation, they store the sperm over the winter in their bodies! We hope this answers your question.

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