How are bats beneficial?

Wildlife Damage Management December 10, 2008 Print Friendly and PDF
While they won't make your backyard insect free, bats do consume vast amounts of insects such as mosquitoes and crop damaging insects each night. Not only that but many bats that feed on nectar and pollen are important pollinators. Others feed on fruits and disperse the seeds. Even their feces which is called guano can be used for fertilizer. Additional Information Bat Conservation International


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This work is supported by the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture, New Technologies for Ag Extension project.