Written by PETA
I read Dracula when I was 8 or 9 (yes, I was one of those kids), which didn't exactly help get
rid of my fear of the bats who lived in our attic and occasionally needed to be
guided out a window.
As it turns out, the bats created by horror writers and children's imaginations
aren't nearly as interesting as real bats are:
To learn more about
bats, help control insects, and provide a home for these fascinating animals,
consider putting up a bat
You can prevent bats from finding their way into your
house by sealing up holes near the roof after any existing colony has left for
by Heather Faraid Drennan
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