Parenting Perspective: The Batman, Cometh

This baby brown bat, like its foraging parents, is a voracious eater of insects. Nocturnal bats can consume half their body weight in insects per flight, and are great to have around farm fields, orchards or gardens. (AP Photo/Dean Fosdick) (AP Photo/Dean Fosdick)

April 19, 2010 8:24:17 AM PDT
We now have a bat house in our backyard. It is part of my ongoing obsession with wildlife and with creatures that sometimes don't get much of a fair shake.