Category: Informative Articles

Bats provide a very helpful and necessary service. As the primary predator of nighttime insects, bats serve an important purpose in maintaining the balance of nature. One small brown bat can catch over 1000 mosquito-sized insects in an hour. La[...] Read more
In the United States, unlike many other countries, rabies transmitted from dogs to humans has been almost completely eliminated. Rabies from bats is another story. The most common vector for rabies to humans in the US is now bats. Though it is [...] Read more
Bats and rabies – who hasn’t heard horror stories about bats and the rabies they carry? Or about the painful series of shots required if one is bitten by a bat? Probably very few of us have escaped the tales of woe from those who have un[...] Read more