Conservation - Merlin Tuttle's Bat Conservation

All proceeds go directly to support bat conservation through Merlin Tuttle's Bat Conservation.

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Buddhist monks supported their monastery by selling bat guano fertilizer. In 1981, sales had dropped to $12,500 U.S. annually due to heavy poaching of bats. After Merlin Tuttle discovered the poachers and advised the hiring of game wardens, sales rose to $89,000 in less than 10 years and reached $135,000 by 2002. Conservation

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