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BE INFORMED just INFORMATION ABOUT Bat Facts and Folklore

BE INFORMED just INFORMATION ABOUT Bat Facts and Folklore by Dr. Thomas H. Kunz, Boston University Tuesday, February 4, 2020


BE INFORMED just INFORMATION ABOUTBat Facts and Folklore by Dr. Thomas H. Kunz, Boston University


Adapted from: Kunz, T.H. 1984. The American Biology Teacher, 46:394-399.Myths, Legends, and Folklore Diversity and Distribution Characteristics Food Habits Roosting and Social Habits Echolocation: Seeing with Ears Daily and Nightly Activity Migration Hibernation Conservation Health Concerns and Precautions Impact of Bats on Property Prevention and Controlhttps://www.bu.edu/cecb/bat-lab-update/bats/bat-facts-and-folklore/


OTHER SOURCES JUST FOR YOUR INFORMATION & for you to arm yourself with real knowledge and facts, NOT NEW BUT REAL FACTS...


Bat Diseases Transmitted to Humans or Pets



Bats and human health Category: Infections and ParasitesTopics: Bacterial Infections, Viral Infections


http://conditions.health.qld.gov.au/HealthCondition/condition/14/217/14/bats-and-human-health



Bats and Diseases ​​The majority of bats that people encounter are healthy, but bats can get sick just like humans and other animals. Some of the diseases that infect bats may also be transmitted to people. Rabies and histoplasmosis are the most important public health issues to consider when dealing with bats.


White Nose SyndromeMaryand Dept or Natural Resources




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