Owls and bats at night, oh my!

 

July 30, 2021

Tom LaVenture/Daily Globe

Ryker Leinon, 8, of Hurley, shows his excitement at getting a close look at Edgar, a big brown bat who cannot fly due to a damaged wing, on Wednesday at Riccelli Park, as part of a weekly summer program with the Hurley Public Library. Holding Edgar is Licia Johnson, an education director and naturalist with the North Lakeland Discovery Center.

By TOM LAVENTURE

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HURLEY - The Hurley Public Library summer kids program continued Wednesday at Riccelli Park with "Critters of the night," a presentation on the unique features of nocturnal animals.

"Not everybody sleeps at night," said Licia Johnson, an education director and naturalist with the North Lakeland Discovery Center, who teaches the weekly summer science learning experience. "A lot of animals are active and they have a lot of cool adaptations to be able to do that."

Extra sensitive hearing, eyesight and sense of smell are just some of the adaptation...



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