Category Archives: Bat Facts

The Fastest Way to Get Rid of Bats in the Home

Bats are a wonderful asset to nature, however, when it comes to our homes, we prefer them to stay far away. It is a common call for pest and animal control technicians to remove bats from residential properties because they … Continue reading

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The Difference Between Big Brown Bats and Little Brown Bats

Two of the most common microbats found in the surrounding Indiana regions are the Little Brown bat and the Big Brown bat. Although they share sister names, they are quite different from one another in terms of biology. Continue reading … Continue reading

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5 Areas of a House That Might Be Infested With Bats

Although bats have high ecological value, we do not one them roosting around our properties.  They can cause a range of structural damages inside and outside, and pose a long list of health and safety hazards. For these reasons and … Continue reading

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Are Bats Still Hibernating?

Bats greatly rely on the biological instinct of hibernation, also known as hibernacula, to help survive the harsh conditions of winter. In fact, the word hibernation comes from the Latin word hibernare, which literally means to pass the winter. During … Continue reading

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Will Bats Eat My Flowers and Gardens?

With large bat populations native to our state, Hoosiers are naturally concerned about the well-being and safety of their property. Bats are known as nuisance wildlife capable of causing serious structural damage and pose certain health and safety risks. So, … Continue reading

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How to Look for Bats in the Attic

Discovering bats in the attic is never a good thing. But it is easier to manage when the discovery happens early on. One way to ensure you catch a bat infestation in your Indiana home before it can get out … Continue reading

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How to Protect Your House From Bats This Halloween

Halloween is certainly a time for all things spooky. Fortunately for us, the spookiness is pretend! But when it comes to bats, although a fun symbol for Halloween themes, they are a real-life seasonal threat to your house. Continue reading … Continue reading

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What is White Nose Syndrome in Bats?

Bats are known hosts to more than 60 Zoonotic viruses, all of which can be transmitted to people, pets, and other animals. Additionally, bats are carriers of several infectious viruses, bacteria, and parasites that can also be contagious. However, there … Continue reading

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What are Yangochiroptera Bats?

Historically, bats have been scientifically categorized into two primary suborders: Microchiroptera and Megachiroptera. These two suborders have been more commonly known as “microbats” and “megabats”, both retaining their own set of special characteristics, attributes, behaviors, and more. However, colloquial modifications … Continue reading

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What Do Bats Eat in Indiana?

With spring in full affect, you are more likely to catch a glimpse of feeding bats at dusk. This is even more likely if you live near a creek or body of water where insects like to linger and fly … Continue reading

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