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Up to bat

Up to bat

Sharon Peterson, of Incredible Bats, exhibits an Egyptian fruit bat Saturday at the Crete Library. Peterson and her husband Daniel have been educating people about bats since 1996, usually with they Eqyptian fruit bat or African Straw-colored bats. For more information, visit incrediblebats.com.

April 20, 2013 4:38 pm
Up to bat

Up to bat

Sharon Peterson, of Incredible Bats, exhibits an Egyptian fruit bat at the Crete Library on Saturday. Peterson and her husband, Daniel, have been educating people about bats since 1996, usually with they Eqyptian fruit bat or African Straw-colored bats. For more information, visit incredible…

April 20, 2013 4:37 pm
Jackie Robinson

Jackie Robinson

From left to right: Brooklyn Dodgers Jackie Robinson and Harold Reese, and St. Louis Cardinals Eddie Kazak and Albert Schoendienst, are shown June 1, 1949, in New York. (AP Photo/Murray Becker)

April 12, 2013 12:03 pm

State report says rabies on rise in bats

SPRINGFIELD | State officials issued a warning Friday about a possible uptick in rabies and urged Illinoisans to avoid contact with bats.

August 25, 2012 12:00 am
Field Museum 'Extreme Mammals' exhibit digs up prehistoric animal era after dinosaurs

Field Museum 'Extreme Mammals' exhibit digs up prehistoric animal era after dinosaurs

Even though the new traveling exhibit "Extreme Mammals," now at Chicago's Field Museum through Jan. 6, has a heavy emphasis on the amazing creatures ruling Earth after the dinosaurs' extinction, there's also an emphasis on the often forgotten "overlap."

June 22, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Lake Central's bats

Lake Central's bats

The universal move to the BBCOR baseball bat has slowed the number of home runs hit by Lake Central this season, but not the number of hits.

June 12, 2012 1:48 pm
Crete library goes batty over night creatures

Crete library goes batty over night creatures

CRETE | The Crete Public Library's Children's Department held the Incredible Bats! program with naturalist Sharon Peterson in late August.

September 10, 2011 12:00 am
Crete library goes batty over night creatures

Crete library goes batty over night creatures

Sharon Peterson gently places an Egyptian fruit bat on a child's shirt during the Incredible Bats! program held recently in the Crete Public Library's Children's Department.

September 09, 2011 3:36 pm
Bug-busting bats are needlessly maligned

Bug-busting bats are needlessly maligned

Chuck Roth has gone to bat for bats for 20 years. He regards the mouse-sized flying mammals as free pest exterminators.

July 21, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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