While some are terrified of bats due to their demonization in folklore, these species of the US are not only cute, but incredibly beneficial in many ways! http://sunnyscope.com/bat-species-of-the-us/

While some are terrified of bats due to their demonization in folklore, these species of the US are not only cute, but incredibly beneficial in many ways! http://sunnyscope.com/bat-species-of-the-us/

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Bats like these straw-colored fruit bats (Eidolon helvum) live together in large groups. When species intermingle in a roost, they may share viruses with one another. Credit: David Hayman/Colorado State Univ.

Bats like these straw-colored fruit bats (Eidolon helvum) live together in large groups. When species intermingle in a roost, they may share viruses with one another. Credit: David Hayman/Colorado State Univ.

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Adopt-a-Bat -  you have the choice of five different bat species from around the world! Bat Conservation International

Adopt-a-Bat - you have the choice of five different bat species from around the world! Bat Conservation International

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Halloween PSA: More Bat Species Appearing On Endangered List, And Here’s Why It Matters - Minor epauletted bats mating in Kenya

Halloween PSA: More Bat Species Appearing On Endangered List, And Here’s Why It Matters - Minor epauletted bats mating in Kenya

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Please let me rescue a bat Lord,I've saved about eve.rything else,but how I adore bats...

Please let me rescue a bat Lord,I've saved about eve.rything else,but how I adore bats...

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Bats are shy, gentle, and intelligent. They are among the slowest reproducing animals on earth. Most bat species have only one live young per year. A mother bat nurses her baby from a pair of pectoral breasts. The average life-span of a bat is 25 to 40 years.  Learn more at www.batworld.org

Bats are shy, gentle, and intelligent. They are among the slowest reproducing animals on earth. Most bat species have only one live young per year. A mother bat nurses her baby from a pair of pectoral breasts. The average life-span of a bat is 25 to 40 years. Learn more at www.batworld.org

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