Nature

Helping Fruit Bat Orphans in Australia

Clip: Season 34 Episode 12 | 3m 43s

Bev Brown devotes her time to helping fruit bat orphans in Melbourne, Australia, to survive the crucial first four months until they are weaned and able to be released. As surrogate mother, Brown tucks her bats in specially designed blankets to simulate how they would be wrapped up in their mother’s wings, bottle-feeds them milk and grooms them daily.

Aired: 09/29/15

Rating: NR

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