Our travels in Cambodia cover Ancient Angkor and Phnom Penh, continuing here with the capital city that was once known as ‘The Pearl of Asia’! 614 more words
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About 10 million straw-colored fruit bats are returning from a night of feeding, some flying as far as 100 kilometers (62 miles) to feast on berries and figs.
Please don’t miss out on the other photos in this post as August brought more opportunities to practice with my camera. A number are included here as I’m a big believer in practice makes perfect and one day I hope to get it right. 343 more words
Children’s play area near bat colony eyed as possible source of infection
FRISCO — A research team suspects that the recent West African Ebola outbreak may have started from contact between humans and virus-infected bats, perhaps as children played near a large colony of free-tailed insectivorous bats housed in a hollow tree near the village where the outbreak started. 289 more words