Bats are amazing, don’t believe us? Count down through these ten reasons that bats are the best! Sadly bats in North America are being threatened by White Nose Syndrome. Start a campaign to help protect them and check out this fun Halloween activity to help you raise awareness about bat protection.
1) Bats are really unique; they are the only flying mammal
2) Many bats eat insects, which helps to control bug populations
3) They are super social, living in huge colonies
4) When hanging upside down, they look like they’re dancing
5) Bat droppings, called guano, is one of the world’s richest fertilizers
6) Swaddled baby bats look like an adorable burrito
7) Bats are really diverse, with lots of different species to pick a favourite
8) Many species are endangered and really need our help
9) Bats are loud but keep it quiet for humans by making sounds at octaves we can’t hear
10) They have a face that screams ‘love me’!