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Lion Talk is a series of talks of special interest to gardeners and lovers of nature by experts in their fields. It is organized by the Gillitts Lions to raise funds for charity.

Tickets available from cigarette kiosks at:

Super Spar :    
  • Waterfall - Watercrest Super Spar   30 Church Road, Westville
  • Hillcrest - Richdens    Richdens Centre, Hillcrest
  • Kloof - Village Mall Super Spar   Village Mall, Kloof
  • Pinetown - Knowles   22 Chancery Lane, Pinetown
  • Westville - Super Spar   30 Church Rd, Westville

"You can also phone 0606 733 654 to reserve a place"

The schedule of talks is:

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October 2017

Bat Talk and Netting

Sat October 21 @ 5:00 pm
Iphithi Nature Reserve, Iphithi Nature Reserve
Gillitts, South Africa
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Despite good ticket sales, we sadly have to postpone the event. The reason is the weather. It is unseasonably cold. Our bats do not hibernate but their bodies' metabolic rate reduces significantly and they go into a 'torpor'. Why? It is to reduce their energy needs and food intake requirements. The cold weather means less insects around for them to feed on. When it warms up, the insects buzz around again and the bats come out of their torpor. So…

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