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A single Little Brown Bat can eat up to 1,000 mosquitoes in an hour.

A colony of about 150 Big Brown Bats can protect farmers from about 33 million rootworms.

Decreases in bat populations are forcing farmers to use more pesticides to rid their crops of insects.

The loss of bat populations could cost the US agriculture system more than $3.7 billion per year.

Bats are vital to certain ecosystems as pollinators.

Bat guano is an important part of most cave ecosystems.

An anticoagulant derived from Vampire Bat saliva is now used to treat human heart patients and stroke victims.

Most bats are small enough to fit in the palm of your hand.

Bats frequently clean themselves, much like cats.

Bats are not rodents, and are more closely related to humans and primates.

For more facts, visit this page: Bat Myths and Misconceptions

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