Bat Facts & Trivia

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  • A Brown Bat can eat up to 1000 mosquitoes in one hour
  • There are over 1200 known species of bats
  • Bats groom themselves almost constantly
  • Almost 40% of American bat species are in decline or are already listed as endangered
  • Bats are the slowest reproducing mammals on Earth for their size
  • Bats diet is frogs, rodents and insect
  • Some bats will fly as high as two miles above the earth
  • Bats are found worldwide
  • Baby bats are “pups”
  • Bats roost in caves, trees, mines and barns
  • Kingdom: Animalia
  • Phylum: Chordata
  • Class: Mammalia
  • Order: Chiroptera
  • Family: Microchiroptera
  • Genus: Emballonuridae
  • Bat Movies

    • The Lost Weekend, (1945)
    • The Kiss of the Vampire, (1965)
    • The Abominable Dr. Phibes, (1971)
    • Bats, (1999)
    • Batman, (1989)
    • ampire Bats, (2005)
    • Stellaluna, (2004)


    Bat Songs

    • Bat out of Hell by Meat Loaf
    • Bat Country by Avenged Sevenfold
    • Batdance by Prince
    • Rat Bat Blue by Deep Purple

    Famous Bats

    • Grandpa Munster from The Munsters TV Show
    • Batman, from the movies and comics
    • Stellaluna, from the book “Stellaluna”
    • Bartok, from the movie “Anastasia”

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