Tag Archives: cities

Frogs and roads don’t mix (Part 3)

At last – the final installment of this intriguing trilogy!  The third reason that frogs and roads don’t mix is that the noise of road traffic (cars, trucks, motorcycles and other vehicles) can make it difficult for frogs to be … Continue reading

Posted in Conservation, Ecology, Environment, Science communication | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Why do flying-foxes like to live in cities?

A grey-headed flying-fox; photo by Ian Kitchen Flying-foxes are big bats – the biggest in the world!  They belong to a group of mammals known as the Megachiroptera (pronounced “megga-kai-roptera”) or megabats.  Unlike their smaller cousins (the Microchiroptera or microbats), … Continue reading

Posted in Ecology, Environment, Science communication | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment