Category Archives: bats

Twilight Walk

My husband and I have been trying to walk every night around 8.  It’s about the only time we can physically stand it.  Daytime temps here have been in the mid to upper 90s with triple digit heat indexes.  Yes, … Continue reading

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Daily Prompt: Show and Tell

Today’s daily prompt:  You’ve been asked to do a five-minute presentation to a group of young schoolchildren on the topic of your choice. Describe your presentation.  I love to educate children about bats.  When I was a teenager and in … Continue reading

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Bats (The Flying Mammal Kind)- Part 3- The Vampire Bat

Yes, there really IS a Vampire bat.  And he’s perhaps the most misunderstood bat of them all!  No, Vampire bats don’t turn into Dracula or any other Hollywood-depicted evil creature.  They do, however, drink the blood of other animals, usually large animals like horses, … Continue reading

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Bats (The Flying Mammal Kind) Part 2

As I stated in part 1, I became very interested in bats after having 2 encounters with rabid bats.  I began reading all I could about them and learned that my lifelong belief that bats are horrid, scary, aggressive creatures who … Continue reading

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Bats (The Flying Mammal Kind)- Part 1

I grew up like most people, thinking bats were creepy, scary, disease carriers and something to be genuinely feared.  I thought most carried rabies.  I didn’t ever try to learn anything about them, nor did I care to.  I have since … Continue reading

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