Bats are immune to many of the diseases they carry because flying raises their metabolic rate to fever pitch, sending their immune system into overdrive.
In the Kantemo Caves, Mexico, snakes hang down from the cave ceiling to catch and eat bats.
Vampire bats not only drink the blood of their prey, but urinate on the prey as they do so.
In 1929 a “Bat Towеr” was built in the Florida Kеys to control mosquitoеs. It was fillеd with bats, which promptly flеw away – nеvеr to rеturn.
If vampire bats goes 2 days without drinking blood they can die, however, well fed female bats are generous and will puke up blood and share it with other bats which is nice of them.
Vampire bats practice “reciprocal altruism.” If one bat couldn’t find food, it will beg others, and they will share. Also, if a bat is orphaned it will get “adopted” by others in the colony.
In 1929 a “Bat Tower” was built in the Florida Keys to control mosquitoes. It was filled with bats, which promptly flew away – never to return.
Bats always turn left when exiting a cave.