Friday, April 04, 2008

More on Bats

Public release date: 3-Apr-2008
Contact: Jim Erickson
University of Michigan

ANN ARBOR, Mich.---If you get a chance to sip some shade-grown Mexican organic coffee, please pause a moment to thank the bats that helped make it possible.

At Mexican organic coffee plantations, where pesticides are banned, bats and birds work night and day to control insect pests that might otherwise munch the crop.

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