A few interesting facts I acquired this summer that I did not expect to learn:
- Bats are disgusting little creatures
- Bats are everywhere, especially in Georgia and Michigan
- Even a little exposure to bats means you might have rabies
- Rabies, once symptoms are onset, is 100% lethal in humans
You ask, why do you know this, John??? Allow me to explain.
One of my first nights back in Atlanta, I was staying at my parent’s house. My friend and colleague, Travis Todd, was also there, as we were in the midst of a week of meetings. Around 3am, I was awoken by the sound of a bird trying to get into the window. . . or so I thought. This seemed strange, but I tried to blow it off and get back to sleep. Instantly, I heard the sound of violent wings frantically fluttering above my bed. [Read more…]