International Year of the Bat/Halloween Costume Trends
Bats are one of the most misunderstood mammals on the planet. Theyâ€™re in the same class of animals as us humans and bats are important to our livelihood, just as weâ€™re important to theirs. In this segment, we’ll talk about and celebrate the International Year of the Bat.
- James Eggers (Education Director for Bat Conservation International)
Why Care About Bats? The Columbus Zoo Conservation Lecture will be made by Dr. James Eggers of Bat Conservation International tonight at 7 p.m. at the Fawcett Center, 2400 Olentangy River Road. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and tickets are 10 dollars. For more information, call 614-724-3485.
A record 170 million Americans are expected to celebrate Halloween this year, according to the National Retail Federation. The average person will spend about $28 on costumes and itâ€™s not just kids dressing up. Adults and pets are getting in on the action, too. In this segment, we’ll talk about the hottest trends in costumes for this Halloween season.
- Kathy Grannis (Spokesperson for the National Retail Federation)