Category Archives: Bats

The Benefits of Putting Up a Bat House

Although bats can be quite the nuisance to residential and commercial properties, especially if they get inside, there are times when you might benefit from having them around. Bats are a highly important part of our surrounding eco-system. They serve … Continue reading

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Why Should We Care About White Nose Syndrome in Bats?

Bats are misperceived by most. What is typically thought of as a pest, is actually a mammal with a vital role in our surrounding environments. Bats should be protected and preserved to the best of our abilities, and for many … Continue reading

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The Importance of Bat Proofing After Storm Damage Remodels

Here is scenario that has happened to thousands of homeowners all across the country: A homeowner discovers a bat infestation in their home, so they hire a bat removal and control company to remove the bats, clean up after them, … Continue reading

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Unfair Misconceptions About Bats

For a long time, wild bats have been misrepresented in books, television, and media. They are portrayed as aggressive, scary, diseased rodents that will attack you and infect you with Rabies. It is unfair that bats have been labeled with … Continue reading

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FAQS About Pet Bats

Exotic pets have been popular since the domestication of Eurasian gray wolves 15,000 years ago. In fact, animals like sugar gliders, tarantulas, chinchillas, blue lobsters, and even sharks, are common inventory at many local pet stores these days. Although hamsters … Continue reading

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Facts About the Northern Long-Eared Bat

One of the most well-known facts about Northern Long-Eared Bats, or “Northern Myotis”, is that they are federally listed as a threatened species. This unfortunate fact can make us appreciate the native bat species in the United States, and motivate … Continue reading

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Property Damage Caused by Bat Intrusions

Bats are commonly found in residential and commercial properties hiding in dark warm places, like attics and crawl spaces. Why do bats like to use our buildings and homes as their own? The most likely answer is the easy accessibility. … Continue reading

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Examples of Megabats and Microbats

All bat species known to mankind can be categorized as either Microchiroptera or Megachiroptera, also known as microbats and megabats. There are literally thousands of species of bat in both categories, all of which are found in virtually all regions … Continue reading

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Interesting Facts About a Bat Called The Western Pipistrelle

The Western Pipistrelle, or Pipistrellus Hesperus, is also known as the “Canyon bat.” It is an interesting bat because it is the smallest bat found in the United States, weighing between 3 and 6 grams. This insectivorous bat is known … Continue reading

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How Do Bats See?

Many people incorrectly assume that bats are blind. The truth is, no species of bat is naturally blind. In fact, most bats have pretty good vision. However, some bats rely on other senses more than they do their eyesight to … Continue reading

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