Bat Winters in D.C., to Delight of Urban Dwellers

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The rescued silver-haired bat, held here in a hand, is plumping up on mealworms at Bat World NOVA sanctuary. Rick Sturges hide caption

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The rescued silver-haired bat, held here in a hand,  is plumping up on mealworms.

The rescued silver-haired bat, held here in a hand, is plumping up on mealworms at Bat World NOVA sanctuary.

Rick Sturges

In this week's Science out of the Box segment, host Andrea Seabrook gets out of the NPR building in Washington, D.C., to rescue a bat that has taken up residence across the street.

Why would this urban habitat suit a wild creature?

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