The Secret Of Bats

2021-01-30   |   by CusiGO

When I was a child, there were bats in what Madrid called the Rio Manzanares, which at that time looked more like a sewer collector. When you cross the Segovia bridge in the evening, you will see them flapping their wings under the street lights and holding a fresh mosquito party for themselves, which is a kind of thanks to the neighbors nearby. I met bats again in 2000, when they were suspected of spreading Ebola and SARS (the first SARS; now sars-voc-2). Virologist Louis regannes gave me an important clue: bats are human beings…