All Jamaican fruit bat articles

  • Low-Res_20230908_McCombieBats_2__jamaicensis_2_New HERO

    Bat immune genes protect against COVID and cancer


    Bats have acquired remarkable traits throughout their evolution. They’re the only mammals that can fly, and they live much longer than other animals their size. But perhaps most impressive is their robust immune system. It protects bats from viruses that wreak havoc in humans, like COVID-19 or Ebola, and also ...