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adjective as in bonkers

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Images of the hotel crop up repeatedly in his paintings, sometimes plagued by bats or monsters.

Also due to their unusual immune system, bats can remain healthy and able to travel even while infected.

A new paper outlines five steps required for a virus to ‘spill over’ from bats to humans.

While the bats are infected, they shed large quantities of virus that can infect other animals.

Bats are crucial to the ecosystem, performing extremely valuable jobs like pollination and insect control.

What should I do in the temples among the bats, and in the tombs where one can almost smell the dead people?

Their deeper recesses were given up to owls and bats, and nearer the entrance the prowling fox or jackal found a covert.

Undoubtedly the result is an improvement on Flemish bond, obviating as it does the use of bats in the interior of the wall.

Of this singular fact, no mention is made by any of the Asiatic or African travellers, who speak of the Ternat bats.

Strabo speaks of very large bats in Mesopotamia, whose flesh was palatable.


On this page you'll find 6 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to bats, such as: bananas, crazy, gaga, and loony.

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