Stop villainising bats, say scientists, conservationists-THE HINDU-26-04-2020
Forest department warns public against harming bats.
We should remember that all wild animals harbour viruses and it is very biased and unfair to point fingers only at bats. If we keep destroying habitats, there are chances of the spread of other viruses from other animals to humans,” explains Harish Prakash, Ph. scholar, at the Centre for Ecological Sciences, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore.