About Fruit Bats

About Fruit Bats

Fruit bats are some of the most popular bats in the world– they are furry, cute mammals and do not inspire the fear that some people have of bats.  In this article, we will explore some fruit bat facts that you may not know about, for example, did you know that another name for a…

Free Bat Clip Arts

Free Bat Clip Arts

Images for you to use on your webpage, in emails, anywhere you need some bats! Save the thumbnail or click on it to save a larger view. How to Install Clip Art: Place your mouse over the image. Click on the right mouse button. A menu window will pop up. Highlight the option “Save Picture…

About Evening Bats

About Evening Bats

One of the most distinct features about the Evening Bat, Nycticeius Humeralis, that you may notice is that it looks almost exactly like a Brown bat. While the Evening bat is quite a bit smaller than the Big Brown bat, the glossy brown fur, black face, feet and wings give it the impression that it…

Brazilian Free-Tailed Bat

Brazilian Free-Tailed Bat

There is a huge amount of information known about the Brazilian Free-Tailed bat, scientific name: Tadarida Brasiliensis.  The Brazilian Free-tailed Bat is a medium size.  It has broad ears and big feet.  Half of its tail is not attached by with wing membranes, so it’s considered a free tail thus the name. The upper part of its…

Bats: The Best Insecticide

Bats: The Best Insecticide

Most people don’t like bats. But most people don’t know enough about bats to like them. What comes to their minds when they think of bats are either flying rodents, rabid beasts, or blood sucking vampires in disguise. Fortunately much of this is not true. Bats can actually protect us from the most common of…

Big Brown Bats

Big Brown Bats

The Big Brown Bat, which is also referred to by its scientific name of Eptesicus Fuscus, can be found in the south of Canada, as well as in temperate areas of North America.  They are also indigenous to parts of Central and South America, as well as the West Indies.  They are no less versatile…

Fun Bat Facts

Fun Bat Facts

Many people have misconceptions about bats. In this article we will explore some of those and find out how amazing facts on bats really are. The first misconception is that bats are related to the rodent family and that they are basically “flying mice”.  This is simply not true; in fact, bats are a group…

What is Bat Echolocation?

What is Bat Echolocation?

Sound Navigation And Ranging Sound Navigation and Ranging is what we normally know as an abbreviation. Yes…Sonar. It is quite interesting how these little critters have evolved to adapt to their environment, their innate abilities and rise up to the very top of the food chain in their ecosystem. What is Sonar (echolocation) Sonar uses…