• Animal protector is new Seattle “batwoman”

    11 days ago - By The Scoop

    Brown bat hangs out after being rescued.
    The Seattle Animal Shelter recently received a call from a good Samaritan who was at Matthews Beach in northeast Seattle with her family when they saw a bat struggling on the lawn by the beach. She safely confined the bat using a nearby trash can lid and Animal Control Officer Christopher St. Clair responded soon after.
    With the help of the wildlife experts at PAWS, a healthy adult brown bat was released on-site in the wooded area of Matthews Beach Park.
    “This species of bat has a lot of trouble taking off to fly from flat ground,” said St. Clair...
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