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Why bats don't get sick - Arinjay Banerjee

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Consider a bat that is infected with several deadly viruses, including ones that cause rabies, SARS, and Ebola. While this diagnosis would be lethal for other mammals, the winged wonder is totally unfazed, and may even spend the next 30 years living as if this were totally normal— because for bats, it is. So what’s protecting bats from these dangerous infections? Arinjay Banerjee investigates.

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Meet The Creators

  • Educator Arinjay Banerjee
  • Director Cabong Studios
  • Narrator Adrian Dannatt
  • Storyboard Artist Luke Passos
  • Animator Cabong Studios
  • Compositor Júlio Muzzi - Astrolábio Studio
  • Art Director Cabong Studios
  • Sound Designer Júlio Muzzi - Astrolábio Studio
  • Music Júlio Muzzi - Astrolábio Studio
  • Director of Production Gerta Xhelo
  • Editorial Director Alex Rosenthal
  • Producer Bethany Cutmore-Scott
  • Editorial Producer Dan Kwartler
  • Script Editor Alex Gendler
  • Fact-Checker Eden Girma

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