You’ve heard the horror stories about what happens once the news gets hold of a story about bats in hospitals or other public buildings. There is no reason to let a bat create that much chaos if you catch the problem early and get ahead of it[...] Read more
Pest management is an integral part of maintaining a healthy hospital environment. Unfortunately, many hospitals underestimate the threat posed by bats, the second most common group of mammals after rodents. Did you know hospitals across the co[...] Read more
Nurse Loses Lawsuit After a Bat Encounter Inside a Hospital Leads to Post-Exposure Rabies Shots. We were concerned to read a report from Ottawa, Canada, that a bat had been found on the Civic campus of The Ottawa Hospital.
A nurs[...] Read more
Bats Hunted in England by Noble False Widow! A spider eating a bat? Yes, this may sound crazy, but it has happened!
Scientists have recorded a noble false widow spider preying on bats for the first time.
The discovery was made in S[...] Read more
SEARCH FOR KIDS SEEN HANDLING A RABID BAT On February 28th in Corona Towne, California, two boys between 11-12 years of age were seen handling a bat that later tested positive for rabies.
Why the concern? Rabies is spread through a[...] Read more
For the first time in U.S. history,
a BAT FALCON has been seen
in the state of Texas A Bat Falcon has been seen for the first time in the U.S.!
Bird lovers visiting the Santa Ana National Park, Texas, in December 2021, were excited[...] Read more
Here’s an interesting case from Canada that we caught wind of, a couple bought a home in Prince George, B.C. After they moved in, they found a bat colony inside the walls of their master bedroom. The previous couple had lived happily with[...] Read more
Rabies death reported in Boise, Idaho.
Human deaths attributed to rabies are very rare in the United States, but exposure is common. In fact, over 6000 exposure cases are reported each year, with every one of these cases needing to receive post[...] Read more
New Zealand Bird of the year is…. A BAT!
In a comical turn of events for all New Zealand bird lovers, the forest and bird department of New Zealand has officially named the Pekapeka-tou-roa, or long-tailed bat, their bird of the year. [...] Read more