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Re: Questions from a Writer!

Postby graveleye » Jul 2, 2015 7:33 am

I don't see why you couldn't train a bat, especially if raised from a pup. Some bats can live 20-30 years.. that's plenty of time to form a bond and learn some tricks.
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Re: Questions from a Writer!

Postby Phil Winkler » Jul 2, 2015 8:06 am

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bat_bomb While not trained as passenger pigeons, there was a WWII project to use bats to deliver incendiary devices over Tokyo.
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Re: Questions from a Writer!

Postby BrianFrank » Jul 2, 2015 8:57 am

Phil, that is amazing. What ingenuity. Having said that, sure glad it was finally nixed by the Admiral.
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Re: Questions from a Writer!

Postby CaverScott » Jul 2, 2015 11:51 am

graveleye wrote:I don't see why you couldn't train a bat, especially if raised from a pup. Some bats can live 20-30 years.. that's plenty of time to form a bond and learn some tricks.

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