Canberra's bat colony in Commonwealth Park is suffering in the heatwave, with a high number of pup deaths this season

Lucy Bladen
Updated December 23 2019 - 12:01pm, first published December 21 2019 - 4:30am

As Canberra swelters through a heatwave, with temperatures unprecedented for the month of December, the capital's bat population is among the most vulnerable.

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Lucy Bladen

Lucy Bladen

Reporter Canberra Times

Lucy Bladen has been a journalist at The Canberra Times since 2019. She is an ACT politics and health reporter. Email:

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