Statler is a 33-year old bat who is living out his golden years at the World Bat Sanctuary in Texas. Statler has only one eye, and suffers from arthritis. He can no longer fly. His kind-hearted handlers take him on “pretend flights” so he can still live his best life. Oh, and he also loves snacks!
This adorable 33-year-old bat named Statler has only one eye, suffers from arthritis, and cannot fly — but caretakers at the Bat World Sanctuary in Texas take him on simulated flights through their facility, feed him fruit salad, and give him cuddles in the warm sunshine. pic.twitter.com/YI69As1vFO
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