5 Surprising Facts About Bats
Bats Are the Only Mammals Capable of Flight: Like all true mammals, baby bats are nourished with milk from their mothers.
There Are More Than 1,200 Species of Bats: Bats are usually divided into two suborders: Megachiropter and Microchiroptera.
Bat Droppings Can Be Used to Make Gunpowder: Speaking of bat droppings, also known as guano, they are high in potassium nitrate and are often used as fertilizer.
Not All Bats Hang Upside Down: Almost all bat species hang upside down.
Bats Aren’t Really Blind: Only the smaller species of bats use echolocation as their main means of orienting themselves.