Slaughter of the creatures of the night

Over the past decade, however, dead bats have also been turning up – sometimes in significant numbers – beneath the roughly 700 wind turbines that have sprouted across the province [of Ontario]. Biologists worry that the plan to triple the number of such towers in the next few years could tip a delicate balance for the normally long-lived animals with low reproductive rates. Ontario Nature

Read: EBR Submission: MNR document “Birds and Bird Habitats: Guidelines for Wind Power Projects