Are bats protected in South Dakota?

Chicken bats flying

Only one of several species of bat living in South Dakota appear on the threatened or endangered species, the northern long-eared bat. It sits among a list of only four mammals that currently have protected status due to threatened or endangered populations in South Dakota, including the black-footed ferret, the gray wolf, and the swift […]

What are the Largest Bat Species?

The largest bat species, a flying fox, in the air against a blue sky.

It’s a bird. It’s a plane. No, it’s … a bat the size of a hang glider.  Here at Central Plains Bat Removal, bats are our friends. From the tiniest bumblebee bat in Thailand to the largest bat species, we cannot ignore the benefits of bats on the global and local ecosystem. Even so, if […]