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Bat experts scheduled to give free program

Published: Saturday, Nov. 9, 2013 1:15 a.m. CDT

OREGON – The Prairie Preservation Society of Ogle County will offer a free educational program on bats.

"Incredible Bats" will be at 2 p.m. Nov. 17 at Kickapoo Nature Center, 1919 N. Limekiln Road.

Sharon and Dan Peterson of New Lenox, certified bat experts, will give a multimedia presentation, answer questions, and show a live fruit bat. All of their bats were born in captivity. They have not been exposed to rabies.

The program is open to the public. Children are welcome with adult supervision. Light refreshments will be served after the presentation.

For more information, email the society at pposc.org@gmail.com or call 815-973-4926.

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