1. Did you know that the worlds smallest mammal is a Bumblebee bat that lives in Thailand. It weighs less than a penny!
2. Vampire bats adopt orphan pups (the name for a baby bat) and have been known to risk their lives to share food with the less fortunate.
3. The African Heart-Nosed bat can hear the footsteps of a beetle walking on sand from a distance of over six feet!
4. The giant Flying Fox bat from Indonesia has a wing span of six feet!
5. Disk-winged bats of Latin America have adhesive disks on both feet that enable them to live in unfurling banana leaves (or even walk up a window pane).
6. Nearly 1,000 kinds of bats account for almost a quarter of all mammal species, and most are highly beneficial.
7. Worldwide, bats are the most important natural enemies of night-flying insects!
8. A single brown bat can catch over 600 mosquitoes in just one hour!
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