Bats make noises that resemble mice, including screeching and scratching. While bats do hibernate in the winter, homeowners may hear them in the attic when it first begins to get cold. More »

Raccoons are known to chatter, trill, squeal, growl and scream. They are much more vocal as young cubs than as adults, and frequent high-pitched vocalizations from adults are a symptom of rabies. More »

Cats communicate with meows, hisses, purrs, yowls and growls. A kitten meows to call its mother, but adult cats tend to use the meow almost exclusively to communicate with humans, instead of other cats. A female cat in h... More »

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According to the Defenders of Wildlife, some bats eat mammals such as mice. About 70 percent of bats are insectivores and function as pest controllers. BatsLive indicates that most of the rest of bats consume fruit and n... More »

All bats can see. Microbat species generally have poorly developed eyes and poor visual acuity, but most megabat species have excellent eyesight and even some color vision. More »

Bats are brown, red, tan, grey or black and range in size from 2 1/2 to 7 inches long. A bat's wingspan ranges from 8 to 23 inches. Bats possess large ears that allow them to easily detect prey and predators. More »

Bats are nocturnal because they find bugs during the night, and they can evade predators more easily at night. Bats stay away from daylight to avoid competing for food with other predators, such as birds. Bats are also a... More »