Sunday, July 3, 2016

Israel’s ‘Batwoman’ works in secret to heal winged friends

ELLA VALLEY, Israel (AFP) — Call her Israel’s batwoman. She works in secret, out of an erstwhile chicken coop in central Israel that has become shelter to hundreds of fruit bats being nursed back to health for various ailments.
   Amid the bats’ high-pitched chatter, Nora Lifschitz, a 29-year-old purple-haired longtime animal rights activist, says it is their eyes that penetrate her soul.
    When bats are hurt, something in their eyes becomes like a Disney cartoon. It breaks your heart, and then and there you say ‘I’ll die for you’,” she said...Read complete article photos here...

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