Rodrigo Medellin has loved animals for his entire life. He's especially fond of bats, which have been the focus of his work as an adult in Mexico. Medellin's research is focused on helping make sure bats thrive long into the future.
Rodrigo Medellin is Mexico's premier bat biologist, and he's out to save the animals he studies. After all, he says, if Mexico had no bats, there would be no tequila. NOVA's Ari Daniel Shapiro reports.