Bat Facts & Trivia
- 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: Chiropterav
- Family: Microchiroptera
- Genus: Emballonuridae
- 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 out of Hell, by Meat Loaf
- Bat Country, by Avenged Sevenfold
- Batdance, by Prince
- Rat Bat Blue, by Deep Purple
- Grandpa Munster, from The Munsters TV Show
- Batman, from the movies and comics
- Stellaluna, from the book “Stellaluna”
- Bartok, from the movie “Anastasia”