Besides building or purchasing the best bat house you’ll be able to find you also have to ensure the bat home location is best. Are they good for anything else other than ingesting a few insects?
Based on the species – each bat will eat between 500 and 2000 pests per hour which equates to over 45 million insects in its own lifetime.
They are 100% responsible for the pollination of all the rampant Saguaro, Organ Pipe Cactus, and Agave plants.
They’re 100% responsible for pollinating all the wild Banana, Mango, Date, Breadfruit, Cashew, and Fig trees.
They could carry Rabies and I will get rabies when I get little.
They will fly into my hair and get stuck.
The list of Pros and Cons go on for about two pages to the Experts and less than 1 page for the Cons. The Pros and Cons listed above are the top ones we hear every day. There are about a thousand species of bats worldwide and globally the bat populations have been declining for the last thirty years for many reasons – largely from habitat depletion!
Bats are very valuable to people around the planet for many reasons such as the Experts listed above. Very few Bats carry rabies and according the World Health Organization over 99% of rabies hosts are dogs. The largest colony of bats known in North America are located at the Bracken Caves, outside San Antonio, consisting of about 20 million Mexican Free-tail bats and jointly they are estimated to eat more than 400,000 pounds of insects every night.
Bats are mammals and are actually quite clean as they groom themselves and each other always. Bats use a sort of radar, called Echolocation or Biosonar, for navigation. Bats emit sounds out and the echoes that return are used for identification of objects such as trees, insects, buildings, etc.. . Statistically your chance of having a bat stuck in your hair is one hundred times less likely than being struck by lightning. So ask yourself, how many people do you personally know that have been struck by lightning?
Are mosquitoes keeping you inside on those summer nights – Miller Moths, June Bugs or other night insect a problem for you? Bats aren’t discriminatory; if it flies at night and a bat finds it then it is dead! In case you have no opportunity to build your own bat house, then purchase the Best Bat House from the world. Directions for finding the ideal bat house location come with each bat house.