The CW50 Street Team spent the afternoon learning all about the creatures of the night at the 2015 Great Lakes Bat Festival hosted at Cranbrook.
Rob Mies, Executive Director for the Organization for Bat Conservation explained “it’s a great way for kids to start to ask questions and as scientist it’s our responsibility to answer them.”READ MORE: Michigan Reports Its First Probable Case Of Monkeypox In Oakland County
Kids of any age could listen to bat talks, see bats up close and learn from experts about what is fact or fiction… no, bats will not get stuck in your hair!READ MORE: Crime Without Punishment: Detroit Homicide Clearance Rates Rise as National Rates Fall
“My favorite parts were when I got to hang like a bat and hear like a bat,” say Jaeden Stokes. “It was SUPER DUPER URPER SMUPER COOL!”
The most important thing about today’s festival is that people will learn something about bats and then go and tell their friends so the knowledge and awareness just grows says Mies.MORE NEWS: Crime Behind the story: How CBS News analyzed homicide solve rates across the country
Well the CW50 Street Team did learn tons at the 2015 Great Lakes Bat Festival that we will be sure to pass along!