Why are Bats Associated with Halloween?

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Bats and Halloween go together like — well — candy and Halloween. The world’s only flying mammal gives most humans a flutter of fear, and Halloween is all about thrills and fears. Does your heart speed up when you see a bat flying outside your house? What about if you see one flying inside? Those […]

A Brief, Batty History

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Bats are extraordinary creatures. They are the only mammal that can fly, and they have the ability to use echolocation for hunting for food.  Bats are essential to their ecosystems. In fact, they are what is know as a keystone species, meaning they are crucial to the continued survival of the habitat in which they […]