Bats - Order: Chiroptera
"Almost 1,000 bat species can be found worldwide. In fact, bats make up a quarter of all mammal species on
How much bats are misunderstood in the United States! They're sometimes killed because of myth, superstition, and fear. What wild mammal in North American is more beneficial to human life than a pollinating bat or an insect-eating bat?
Almost all bats in the United States eat almost nothing but insects. What other creature eats insects that fly at night?
Consider this: one bat can eat hundreds, perhaps thousands, of insects in just one night. And how many
of those insects are mosquitoes?