We live in a very technological world these days. Parents are much more likely to whip out a smart phone and take a video of a bat infestation in schools and send it to the evening news than they are to call the school administration.
Look, it’s gross. We know this. We don’t like looking at it, we’re forced to. So why do a whole blog dedicated to pictures of bat guano? Because you asked for it and we aim to please.
We’ve seen a lot of guano over the l[...]
If you don’t know about White Nose Syndrome, you haven’t been reading our blog. And that’s ok, we know not everyone is as fanatical about bats as we are.
Hibernating little brown bat with white muzzle typical of White-nose syndrome. Loca[...]
In the bat world, Mexican free-tail bats are nothing special as far as looks go. They range from dark brown to grey and they have wrinkled lips that are common for their genus. They get their name from their tail that protrudes freely beyond th[...]
Here at Get Bats Out, we closely monitor the trends of bats; migration and hibernation season, pup season, and of course rabies among others. There are a number of rabies cases reported throughout the year across the US, but rabid bat cases bei[...]
While histoplasmosis in not a fun guy, it is caused by a fungi. A very dangerous fungi called histoplasma capsulatum that can make anyone sick.
There are times in life where we all think, “that won’t happen to me.” But, as we all know, l[...]
We really don’t like jumping on the bats carry rabies scare train. In fact, under most circumstances, we try very hard to educate our customers that only between three and five percent of all bats carry rabies.
However, given our frightening[...]
I’ve always lead my company in a way of treating all of our customers and even just people that contact us with questions, in a fair and honest way. We focus on education of the real risks of bats. We never, ever use a rabies scare tactic.
Bats and Zika virus have one thing in common; mosquitoes.
Bats are often scapegoats for many disease outbreaks. Aside from the obvious rabies and histoplasmosis, they have even been blamed for transmitting the Ebola Virus.
A small percentage of[...]
A rabies outbreak in Jefferson County, New York has many health officials concerned.
In June of 2016 alone there have been five confirmed cases of rabies; two skunks and three raccoons.
Since December of 2015 though, there have been 20 confirme[...]