5 Tips for Attracting Bats to Your Garden

5 Tips for Attracting Bats to Your Garden

5 Tips for Attracting Bats to Your Garden- Bats can be beneficial in your garden because they feast on pesky insects. Here are 5 easy ways to attract them.

The smallest mammal in the world, this tiny bat weighs less than 2 grams. Its body is about the size of a large bumblebee, hence the common name “bumblebee bat”. Since it was first described in 1974 this tiny mammal has been disturbed by collectors and tourists wanting to see the world’s smallest mammal. Today the main threats are from burning of the forest areas near the limestone caves in which it lives.

The smallest mammal in the world, this tiny bat weighs less than 2 grams. Its body is about the size of a large bumblebee, hence the common name “bumblebee bat”. Since it was first described in 1974 this tiny mammal has been disturbed by collectors and tourists wanting to see the world’s smallest mammal. Today the main threats are from burning of the forest areas near the limestone caves in which it lives.

Bats: A brief visual reference for Chiroptera - Poster Bats A Brief Visual Reference by WingedSonar on Etsy, $20.00

Bats: A brief visual reference for Chiroptera - Poster Bats A Brief Visual Reference by WingedSonar on Etsy, $20.00

Northern Ghost Bat - one of only two species of white bats in the world

Northern Ghost Bat - one of only two species of white bats in the world

Not to mention the fruit bats pollination keeping vegetation flourishing. Find out why the U.S. bat population has declined by up to 80%. We NEED bats. So much more than you think.

What's White-Nose Syndrome?

Not to mention the fruit bats pollination keeping vegetation flourishing. Find out why the U.S. bat population has declined by up to 80%. We NEED bats. So much more than you think.

Isle of Wight Bat Hospital  Interesting diagram showing the anatomy of a bat

Isle of Wight Bat Hospital Interesting diagram showing the anatomy of a bat

The Dragon Tube-nosed Fruit Bat is a species of megabat in the Pteropodidae family. It is found in West Papua, Indonesia and Papua New Guinea. In other words it is endemic to the Island of New Guinea.

The Dragon Tube-nosed Fruit Bat is a species of megabat in the Pteropodidae family. It is found in West Papua, Indonesia and Papua New Guinea. In other words it is endemic to the Island of New Guinea.

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