Super write up about group member and RSPCA worker India Long, and her care for probable grey long-eared bat.
Rare ping pong ball sized bat was close to death before rescue
“Merri” is believed to be a grey long-eared bat, a species among the rarest mammals in England
A dedicated RSPCA worker is providing round-the-clock care to a bat thought to be one of the rarest mammals in England.
Merri, believed to be a grey long-eared bat, was rescued by the RSPCA on Monday (14 August) after being found grounded in Merriott, Somerset.
She was taken in by the charity’s West Hatch Wildlife Centre, in nearby Taunton, where staff member and bat expert India Long has taken the tiny 5g mammal under her wing.