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Blurry Bryony

Jul 14, 2022 | Diary, Family, Wildlife

Video: Bryony having her lunch

Unfortunately, it is rather blurry, but gives you an idea of how each little bat pup is fed.  Bryony had been left on a wall overnight. She was covered in mites on arrival and reluctant to move or eat.

Initially, pups have 5 feeds per day and as they progress over the weeks the number of feeds is reduced.  Most, including adults, still enjoy a drink of milk even when they are on solids.  Their milk is a good source of calcium and other vitamins; helping to build strong bones and flight muscles, and keep them in good condition.

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