Bat mom

The Monfort Bat Sanctuary houses over two million fruit bats! Conservation hero Norma "Nomi" Monfort, also known as Bat Mama, shares with us the interesting lives of fruit bats, as night pollinators and symbols of motherhood.

This project is produced by VERA Files with the support of the Internews’ Earth Journalism Network, which aims to empower journalists from developing countries to cover the environment more effectively.


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Founded in March 2008, VERA Files is published by veteran Filipino journalists taking a deeper look into current Philippine issues. Vera is Latin for “true.”

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