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Small bat flies 1,250 miles, gets eaten by cat

Some bats are known for their long flights, but not everyone appreciates their Olympic-worthy migratory marathon. The U.K. Bat Conservation Trust recently described a 1,250-mile journey they tracked of an individual Nathusius’ pipistrelle (Pipistrellus nathusii)

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Cats prey on bats around the world

Malik Oedin and his colleagues first started to notice unexpected remains of flying foxes turning up in the scat of feral cats in New Caledonia, a French territory in the South Pacific east of Australia.

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Pet cats test positive for COVID-19

Veterinary tests revealed that a pair of pet cats in New York state have tested positive for the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 in humans. Earlier research in China had confirmed that domestic cats (Felis catus)