TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (WTHI) - It's a nocturnal animal, meaning you can only catch it at night, and many people got their first, first-hand look at it with a little help from mammal experts.
Indiana State University hosted the annual Indiana Bat Festival on their campus this afternoon, and outdoors at Dobbs Park Saturday night.
All attendees learned about different kinds of Indiana bats, saw live demonstrations and even viewed the bats in their natural habitat.
It was all in an effort to educate children about these otherwise mysterious nocturnal creatures.
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Right on cue, Thursday’s early winter storm dumped snow and ice on the Wabash Valley but county highway crews were a step ahead of the weather’s arrival pre-treating the 897 miles of pavement in the county.
A fire has engulfed the First Prairie Creek Church in Vigo County.
A four car accident in eastern Vigo County leaves one person dead.
Workers at a new eatery in Terre Haute are preparing to open.
Otter Creek Township is on its way to getting a new fire station.
Knox County Commissioner Don Halter is ahead of the game when it comes to winter weather preparedness. But the man-power may have a hard time running full throttle. The Knox County highway budget took big cuts in 2013.