Category Archives: Bat Facts

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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Common Mating Rituals of Male Microchiroptera Bats

Bats will never let you down when it comes to learning something new and interesting. They are a fascinating species of mammal, and the only mammals capable of true flight. On top of this remarkable trait, bats also exhibit unique … Continue reading

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Top 3 Reasons Why Bats are Ecologically Important

In these areas, bats are more known as a nuisance rather than a pleasure. After all, they are so tiny, they can enter attics and walls through gaps as little as 3/8th of an inch! And once inside, they can … Continue reading

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Here is Everything You Need to Know About Bats

Whether you are just a lover of nature and wildlife, or you have noticed some frequent bat activity around your property, you could certainly benefit from learning about the bat species. Not only can this help you better understand their … Continue reading

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Call Our DNR Licensed Professionals for Edangered Bat Removal in Indiana

Here in Indiana, we are home to a very special endangered bat species that is federally protected under the Endangered Species Act because their population count has dropped over 50% in the last 30 years. These bats are named “Indiana … Continue reading

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The Most Noteworthy Facts about Microbats

Bats are among the most misunderstood creatures across the world. It may be because they hang upside down, or have long pointy teeth; or perhaps it’s the correlation with Dracula and vampires that have given bats such an unfair stereotype. … Continue reading

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Learn About the Yinpterochiroptera and Yangochiroptera Suborders

The suborder, Microchiroptera may now be considered an outdated term for many bat species that were once categorized in this suborder. More specific suborder terms are now being used more often to categorize certain species of bat. These terms are … Continue reading

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Learn About a Bat’s Reproduction Process

Female and male bats are known to remain separated within their large colonies until mating season comes around. In such masses, it is easy for them to find a mate right away. During mating season, it is common for impregnated … Continue reading

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Classification and Taxonomy of Bats

Did you know that bats are the only mammal capable of true flight? They are also one of the only mammals known to consume blood! Bats are fascinating creatures, and fun to learn about. They are found in regions spanning … Continue reading

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