Books are delicate things. They're sensitive to heat, moisture, and light. Worst of all is probably pests. You've got to keep your books safe from nibbling mice, burrowing bookworms, and cover-chomping moths. But you might be surprised to learn that at some libraries, pest control is a matter of fighting fire with fire. These Portuguese libraries are home to multiple colonies of bug-eating bats.
Quick, to the Bat-Library!
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Written by Reuben Westmaas May 15, 2018
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