What Do Bats Eat and Drink?
“What do bats eat and drink” – you can find a variety of answers to this question. Since there are 1400 species of bats worldwide, it is not surprising that they do not all have the same diet; after all, [...] Read more
Histoplasmosis – More Common than We Thought – New Study Reveals
Have you heard of histoplasmosis, blastomycosis, or valley fever (coccidioidomycosis)?
They are respiratory diseases known as “Dimorphic Mycoses.” These diseases[...] Read more
Bats Seen Falling to the Ground in Central Park
During the last month, bats have been falling to the ground in Central Park. As a result, the Park Department is asking visitors to be on the lookout and alert park rangers if they find a bat on t[...] Read more
How Can You Tell if a Bat is Hibernating or Dead?
At this time of year, if you find a bat inside your property, it could be hard to tell whether it is alive or dead. Hibernating bats are often mistaken for being dead, as they are usually very s[...] Read more
Your Cat Caught a Bat! What Should You Do?
If you have a cat that likes the outside world, you likely have had to deal with it bringing you “gifts” from time to time. It is thought that when cats bring us dead things, they view us as family[...] Read more
Bat Hibernation 2022 – What to expect?
Would you like to hibernate for the winter? Bat hibernation lasts from late fall until springtime. Across the US, bats have been preparing over the last couple of months by seeking their hibernation [...] Read more
Rabid Bats Found Across the US During Bat Season As bat season nears its close, we’ve seen many reports of bats testing positive for rabies in states across the US. Bat season is a period of high activity, starting when bat pups st[...] Read more
Homecoming Dance Canceled due to Bats in the School Gym Juniors at Davis High, Davis, California, received the disappointing news on Friday, Sept. 23, that their homecoming dance the following night would have to be postponed due to [...] Read more
Rabies Vaccine Baits to be Dropped on Staten Island Due to a rise in animals testing positive for rabies in New York City and the surrounding areas, the NYC Health Department is organizing for rabies vaccine baits to be dropped in ma[...] Read more
What Does a Bat Bite Look Like? Bat bites can be difficult to spot as they are usually small. The bite may sometimes show teeth marks but often will just look like pinpricks and may not even be visible.
Are Bat Bites Common?
Bats d[...] Read more