Bats are amazing creatures and are my favorite animals to deal with. Bats represent about 20% of all classified mammal species worldwide with about 1,240 bat species divided into two suborders. Many superstitions and misconceptions surround this peaceful and beneficial animal. The irritation bats that we deal with are always settling bats – usually a maternity group of females, roosting together in a large group inside a building.
While bats themselves can often carry diseases like rabies, the most dangerous risks from having bats in your home come from their droppings, which can host a wide variety of dangerous (and even deadly) diseases and parasites.