Category Archives: Bats

What is the Largest Microbat in the United States?

There are two primary orders of bats in the world: Microchiroptera and Megachiroptera. Megachiroptera bat species are mostly native to tropical regions of the world. They are large in size, have large visual cortex, and feed on nectar and pollen … Continue reading

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Watch Out for Bats if You Have a Tile Roof

This time of year, bats are looking for dark and cozy places to call home for the season. Although common bat habitats generally include hollowed trees, abandoned mines, caves, rock crevices, and similar areas in nature, they sometimes choose our … Continue reading

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Top 10 Most Fascinating Facts About Bats

It really is a shame that bats have such a bad reputation. Sure they can look a little intimidating, pose several health and safety risks, and even be a nuisance to homeowners; but bats are not the spooky, creepy animals … Continue reading

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Why We Love Bats

Bats are one of the most amazing mammals in the world! For instance; did you know that bats are the ONLY mammal on the entire planet that can fly? Sure, there are “flying” squirrels and other mammals that mimic flying; … Continue reading

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Best Places to See Flying Bat Colonies in the U.S.

If you are planning a road trip, you might want to add a couple stops to the itinerary if your family is interested in seeing a glorious, natural phenomenon! Witnessing a colony of bats exit their natural habitat by the … Continue reading

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Threatened Bat Species in Michigan

There are several species of bat that are common to the Michigan state, from Big and Little brown bats, to Evening bats, Northern Long-Eared bats, Indiana bats, Hoary bats, Tri-Colored bats, Silvered-Haired bats, and more. Of these common bat species, … Continue reading

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3 Signs You Have Bats in the House

You should never settle for living with bats in the house. Bats are highly destructive, and can also pose a wide range of health and safety risks. For these reasons and more, it is vital to act fast and contact … Continue reading

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What You Should and Should Not Do To Get Rid of Bats

When it comes to getting rid of bats, there is a long list of “do’s” and “don’ts.” Fortunately, the majority of these particular guidelines are the responsibility of bat conservationists and wildlife specialists. As for you, all you need to … Continue reading

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Now is the Right Time to Get Rabies Shots

It is Rabies season, so now is the right time to get your Rabies shots. Be sure your loved ones are vaccinated, including your pets! Wildlife is most active when weather is warm and mild. This means it is Rabies … Continue reading

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What to Do if You See a Bat Outside

Bats are around here are very tiny, so they can fit into the smallest openings or gaps in a house or building. In fact, a hole as small as 3/8ths of an inch is all they need to gain access … Continue reading

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