Although some bats are omnivores, most eat insects, which makes them insectivores. Large bats that live in tropical regions and rain forests feed on fruit, so they are herbivores. A smaller number of bats have different ... More »

To attract bats, allow insects to live on the property and install bat houses near a water source. Allowing old buildings and trees to remain on the property also attracts bats. Bat houses might remain unoccupied for a y... More »

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Different types of bats eat different foods, and their diets may include insects, fruits or blood. Some bats have diets that are beneficial to humans, feeding on insects that spread disease or destroy agricultural crops. More »

Little brown bats are predators of flying aquatic insects. Little brown bats are one of seven North American bat species affected by the fungal disease, White Nose Syndrome. More »

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There are no safe yet effective ways to kill bats en masse. If a bat roost is an issue, it is better and usually easier to use netting over the holes to get them to leave permanently. In most jurisdictions, killing bats ... 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 »