Category Archives: Bat Facts

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The suborder, Microchiroptera may now be considered an outdated term for many bat species that were once categorized in this suborder.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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Myths About North American Bats

There are many myths and false stereotypes about bats in North America, and even all across the world. Here in this blog, we’ll explore a few of those urban legends and clear up the misunderstandings surrounding these highly important and … Continue reading

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Learn How Bats Navigate the Dark

Whoever said bats were blind is wrong. Bats are far from blindness! In fact, megabats, like the fruit bat, can see quite well, and have broaden optical visual centers that allow them to navigate during dusk and dawn hours. Microbats, … Continue reading

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3 Reasons You Might Spot a Bat During the Daytime

Bats are fascinating mammals, in part because they are the only mammals capable of true flight. They are also highly beneficial to our surrounding Eco-systems and provide us hidden advantages many are unaware of; like how they consume more than … Continue reading

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Does Histoplasmosis Come From Bat Guano?

Bats can be helpful creatures, eating thousands of insects each night and contributing to the balance of our Eco-system. The problem is that bats can carry diseases and spread them through infestation and bat droppings, a concern commonly over-looked. If … Continue reading

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