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CANTERBURY, England (RNS) Bats are making life unbearable for congregations by defecating on church worshippers from roofs as well as bell towers, according to a report to the Church Buildings Council of the Church of England.


  1. If they’re going to work to drive away the bats, they should work to set up alternative spaces for the bats to roost. Considering how useful they are in eating insect pests (esp. mosquitoes) , we need to make sure there is sufficient roosting space to keep them around.

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