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Samuel Hoffman - The Journal Gazette
Ann Walton holds Stubby, a big brown bat, as it eats a meal worm. Ann and her husband Bob Walton brought their Going Bats rehabilitation program to Fox Island Tuesday to teach pre-schoolers about the benefits and lives of bats.

A Little Batty

Samuel Hoffman - The Journal Gazette
Ann Walton shows Stubby, a big brown bat to kids at Fox Island, Tuesday. Ann and her husband Bob Walton brought their Going Bats rehabilitation program to Fox Island to teach pre-schoolers about the benefits and lives of bats.

Camera: NIKON D2Hs

Shutter: 1/80 s

Aperture: f/2.8

Exposure Setting: Manual (Pattern Metering)

ISO: 640

Strobe Flash: Did Not Fire

Lens Focal Length: 82 mm

White Balance: Auto

Shooter's Comments: I learned a lot about bats today. Mostly, I learned that bat wranglers don't like small kids to come near the bat they're carrying, which is unfortunate, because it would have made a much better photo. As it was, I had to make do with 2 photos, a close-up of the bat and a general photo of the kids.

- Samuel Hoffman, Photojournalist

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