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[...]
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[...]
Rabies symptoms are something we get a lot of questions about at Get Bats Out. As a nationwide bat removal company, rabies are often top of mind for our clients struggling with a bat infestation.
Finding a bat in your home in the middle of the [...]
Bat removal in Phoenix, Arizona has always been an interesting place for us. Since we are nationwide and have technicians all over the US, we have a good pulse on bat trends from all over the place.
There are an impressive 28 species of bats th[...]
I’ve lived in Idaho all my life. As a kid who grew up in the country it was not uncommon for us to find a bat in the house occasionally.
While my mother would panic and run around the house shrieking like a banshee, my dad would calmly pu[...]
Rabies in Georgia is a much larger problem than many people realize.
Recently, a family of five in Johns Creek were potentially exposed to rabies. Unfortunately, once they caught the bat flying around their home in the middle of the day, they t[...]