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Bat killed by cat after record 1,200-mile journey

BBC News

August 7, 2021

A record-breaking bat that flew more than 1,200 miles (2,018 km) from London to Russia died after being attacked by a cat.

The female Nathusius’ pipistrelle bat, the size of a human thumb, was discovered in Russia’s Pskov region.

The bat, whose wing had a “London Zoo” marking, was rescued by a bat rehabilitation group but later died.

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