BATS!. Stuff you never knew about Bats. Is it a bird…?. Are bats featherless birds?. If you said NO, you are 100% CORRECT!. We now know that bats are mammals, just like people. But bats are very special mammals. They are the only mammals that can fly. How do we know they are mammals?.
Stuff you never knew about Bats
If you said NO, you are 100% CORRECT!
Let’s take a look at some bats!
A bat with nose leaves
Is it true that vampire bats suck your blood?
If you said NO, congratulations!
If you said upside down, give yourself a pat on the back!
Honduran white bats
What is one place we are forgetting?
Mother bat taking care of babies
Humans, because they destroy the bats’ habitat.
Given: 2 people die in the U.S. each year from bat bites
Given: 400,000 people in the United States die each year due to smoking-related illnesses
How many times greater chance that a person in a morgue has died from smoking than from being bitten by a rabid bat?
Should we fear cigarettes or bats more?
Hint: Compare the number of people who die from bat bites to those who die from smoking. Make sure to reduce!