Bats

White-Nose Syndrome Is Affecting Our Bats

What is White-Nose Syndrome? White-nose syndrome is a disease affecting hibernating bats. Named for the white fungus that appears on the muzzle and other parts of hibernating bats, WNS is associated with extensive mortality of bats in eastern North America. First documented in New York…

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Fun Facts About Bats

What are some interesting facts about bats? Bats can eat up to 1,200 mosquitoes in an hour and often consume their body weight in insects every night, helping keep bug populations in check. Other bats eat fruit or nectar and can play an important role as pollinators. There…

Bats Are Amazing Creatures!

10 Really Good Reasons You Should Love Bats As Much As I Do Guest post by Ela-Sita Carpenter Let’s face it, bats get a pretty bad rep. Many times in the media they are portrayed as scary, blood-sucking, rabid creatures. The vast majority of bats will never get…