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Australia's bat hospital

Fruit bats are seen as pests in Australia - they often feast on farmers' fruit crops and can carry all sorts of nasty viruses. But despite their super-strong immune systems, hundreds of bats die each year from tick bites. At the Tolga hospital for bats in the country's northeast, a group of dedicated Australians are working to save as many of the animals as possible.

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