Hemprich's long-eared bat (Otonycteris hemprichii), a gleaning insectivore of deserts that is known to feed on scorpions.

Hemprich’s long-eared bat (Otonycteris hemprichii), a gleaning insectivore of deserts that is known to feed on scorpions.

MacConnell's bat, Mesophylla macconnelli, is a bat species from South and Central America. It is monotypic within the genus Mesophylla.  These bats build tents ...

MacCoNNeLL'S BaT, Mesophylla macconnelli, is a BaT species from South & Central America. It is monotypic within the genus Mesophylla. These BaTS build tents .

25 of the cutest bat species Bats are crucial to diverse ecosystems across the globe, yet they are often vilified or feared. Let's take a moment to appreciate the adorable side these little critters.

25 of the cutest bat species

Tal’ngai Dha'run, resident of the Australian Bat Clinic & Wildlife Trauma Centre  http://www.onegreenplanet.org/news/images-of-rare-australian-bat/

Breathtaking Photos of Rare Australian Bat Will Inspire You to Protect This Species

At the Australian Bat Clinic & Wildlife Trauma Centre (see for more photos by Dean Morgan). This is a very rare Grey Headed Flying Fox.

The Egyptian fruit bat or Egyptian rousette is a species of Old World fruit bat.

The Egyptian fruit bat or Egyptian rousette is a species of Old World fruit bat.

The northern ghost bat (Diclidurus albus) is a bat species from South America, Trinidad, and Central America. It is a relatively rare, completely white, insectivorous bat, with an unusual sac at the base of its tail. Specimens infected with rabies have been found in Trinidad.

Honduran Ghost Bat * * " Howz could ya notz love meez? I be an important link in de Eco chain.

25 of the cutest bat species Bats are crucial to diverse ecosystems across the globe, yet they are often vilified or feared. Let's take a mo...

25 of the cutest bat species

Dwarf epauletted fruit bat: This ridiculously cute species is small, only inches in length. Found in Africa, they eat small fruits, nectar, and pollen.

The wrinkle-lipped free-tailed bat (Chaerephon plicata) is a species of bat in the family Molossidae.

The wrinkle-lipped free-tailed bat (Chaerephon plicata) is a species of bat in the family Molossidae.

The Great fruit-eating Bat (Artibeus lituratus) is a bat species in the family Phyllostomidae from South and Central America. They are 10.5 g at birth and grow to 65 g as adults. (via: Wikipedia) (photo: Brian Gratwicke)

The Great fruit-eating Bat (Artibeus lituratus) is a bat species in the family Phyllostomidae from South and Central America. (via: Wikipedia) (photo: Brian Gratwicke)

Pale spear-nosed bat: This Central and South American bat species feeds mostly on nectar, pollen, and flowers but is omnivorous and will sna...

25 of the cutest bat species

Pale spear-nosed bat (Phyllostomus discolor) This Central and South American bat species feeds mostly on nectar, pollen, and flowers but is omnivorous and will sna.

A flying fox, one of the world`s largest bat species. Tens of thousands live in the Royal botanic gardens in Sydney Australia.

A flying fox, one of the world`s largest bat species. Tens of thousands live in the Royal botanic gardens in Sydney Australia. Saw these in Hayman at dusk. Hundreds fill the skies as they migrate to island nearby.

slit-nosed bat-This family of bats is also called Horseshoe bats because of the shape of the skin around their noses. They are insect eaters, using their huge ears for echolocation, and their broad wings for particularly agile flight in chasing down their prey.

25 of the cutest bat species

Split-nosed bat: Also called Horseshoe bats because of the shape of the skin around their noses, these bats use their huge ears for echolocation and their broad wings for particularly agile flight in chasing down their prey.

25 of the cutest bat species Bats are crucial to diverse ecosystems across the globe, yet they are often vilified or feared. Let's take a moment to appreciate the adorable side these little critters.

25 of the cutest bat species

Egyptian fruit bat - 25 of the cutest bat species Bats are crucial to diverse ecosystems across the globe, yet they are often vilified or feared. Let's take a moment to appreciate the adorable side these little critters.

Brown long-eared bat: This European bat species also has particularly long ears, with a distinctive fold at the bottom. But even with such e...

25 of the cutest bat species

Brown long-eared bat: This European bat species also has particularly long ears, with a distinctive fold at the bottom.

Indian flying fox: This species is one of the largest of the bats, with a wingspan that can reach 4-5 feet. Because fruit bats eat all sorts of different fruits, they are vital pollinators. This species can travel anywhere from 9 to 40 miles in a night, so its importance to wide seed dispersal and pollination can't possibly be understated.

25 of the cutest bat species

Indian flying fox: This species is one of the largest of the bats, with a wingspan that can reach feet. Because fruit bats eat all sorts.

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