Marne Titchenell - Wildlife Program Specialist with the Ohio State Extension shares some interesting facts regarding bats that inhabit the Buckeye State.
Did You Know?
- Bats are the #1 predator of night flying insects
- Bats consume 30-50 % of their Body weight each night
- One Big Brown Bat can eat 9 million insects per year
- Over 1000 species of bats worldwide
- 25% of all mammal species are bats
-Eleven species of Bats in Ohio
-Ohio Bats use forests to meet their entire habitat needs (Food, Shelter, Water, Space to raise young) throughout their active phase of the year
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