Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Architects building dream homes for bats

Architects building dream homes for bats

By Rose Hoare, CNN
June 1, 2012 -- Updated 0223 GMT (1023 HKT)

A brown long-eared bat is one of the species the Bat Conservation Trust is looking to protect by encouraging architects to build new homes with bats in mind. A brown long-eared bat is one of the species the Bat Conservation Trust is looking to protect by encouraging architects to build new homes with bats in mind.
 
 
  
 Architect Charles Barclay designed this English summer house, which doubles as an ideal bat roost
 The common pipistrelle is one of Britain's more common species, but they are only around 4cm in length with a 20 cm wingspan.
 

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