Q:

Where do bats hide in your house?

A:

Quick Answer

Bats build nests in walls, behind the chimney, along the roof-line and in the attic. When not in flight, bats hide in small places in a house. This can often include any area large enough for the bat to fit.

Continue Reading

Full Answer

Bats in the house are often disoriented and looking for a way out of the house. When a bat is located in the home, it is essential to ensure that the animal has not come into contact with a person, as bats can carry rabies.

Bats are not generally considered aggressive, but can bite if they feel threatened. However, due to their very small teeth, they cannot typically bite through leather gloves or denim jeans.

Learn more about Bats
Sources:

Related Questions

  • Q:

    Do bats hibernate?

    A: Some species of bats hibernate, and others are active all year. Bats that live in areas where insects die out during the winter tend to hibernate because o... Full Answer >
    Filed Under:
  • Q:

    How do bats communicate?

    A: Bats communicate with each other through echolocation, the use of very high-frequency sounds. Using sound enables bats to visualize objects of any size in ... Full Answer >
    Filed Under:
  • Q:

    Can bats see?

    A: All bats can see. Microbat species generally have poorly developed eyes and poor visual acuity, but most megabat species have excellent eyesight and even s... Full Answer >
    Filed Under:
  • Q:

    How many kinds of bats are there?

    A: There are at least 925 different kinds of bats worldwide. Within the population of mammals, bats are second only to rodents. Bats account for about one-fif... Full Answer >
    Filed Under:

Explore