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
Man Dies From Rabies After Being Bitten in His Home It is with great sadness to hear Thomas Krob, an 87-year-old retiree from Spring Grove, died earlier this month, about 30 days after a rabid bat bit him at his home. Krob, health [...] Read more
Rabid Bat Found in Dillon County, South Carolina – One Cat Exposed. Unfortunately more rabid bat occurrences are happening across the USA this year.
In the latest case from South Carolina, no people are known to have been exp[...] Read more
Two Dead Bats Test Positive for Rabies in Dallas Park – How safe are bats? We understand that maybe this is a loaded question – How safe are bats? Bats are extremely important to our ecosystem and provide many important s[...] Read more
Rabid Bats Found in Northern Colorado
Health officials in multiple towns in northern Colorado have announced they have found three rabid bats inside and around homes in the Longmont/Lyons area. One of the bats was found inside the reside[...] Read more
DID COVID-19 ORIGINATE WITH BATS? Researchers continue to look for the original source of the virus causing COVID-19. But so far, SARS-CoV-2 has not been found in any bats or other wild animals. Coronaviruses similar to SARS-CoV-2 ha[...] Read more
RABIES IN YOUR STATE Between 2013-2017, bats with rabies were found in every state except for Hawaii According to the most recent data available on the CDC’s website, 92.7% of all rabies cases in 2018 were from wild animals[...] Read more
Some may ask, is there really a difference between the two? The answer is a firm YES, and we will show why we feel so strongly about this in the following blog.
Let’s tackle the first difference – SIZE.
Commercial bat removal[...] Read more
Scientists have identified at least 980 species of bats worldwide and 40 of them are found in the United States. A study to assess the importance of these bats to farmers has suggested that bats provide a service worth an estimated 1 billion do[...] Read more