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Bat Facts & Trivia

Bat Facts

  • 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”