Are Bats Blind?

A pipistrelle bat hibernating in a hole in a wall.

Almost everyone will have heard the saying, “as blind as a bat,” but are bats blind? Here we take a look at whether bats are blind and discuss their use of echolocation. Finally, if you’ve got a colony of unwanted bats on your property, we will cover how to remove them safely, given their poor […]

Cool Creatures: How Do Bats Use Echolocation?

A small bat resting on a surface.

If you live in the Midwest, you may have noticed small colonies of bats either in your attic or around your home. You’ll mostly see them around dusk or once the sun sets, using echolocation to move in the dark.  So how do bats use echolocation? We’ll explain that bit here, but before we do, […]

Bat Trivia for Bat Enthusiasts and Students

Schoolchildren in the classroom raise their hands.

For better or worse, it seems everyone has an opinion on bats. Those that like these flying creatures argue that if you don’t like them, you do not know enough about them. At Central Plains Bat Removal, we know all about bats. We know that they are an essential part of our ecosystem and play […]