Bat Rescue Organization Posts 15 Adorable Pics of Bats Showing How Harmless They Actually Are
Fine, Bats beside China are now public enemy No 1 because of the coronavirus, but did they tell us to eat them? Leave them alone and there won’t be issues.
taken the responsibility of rescuing, rehabilitating, and releasing Flying Foxes and Microbats across South East Queensland, Australia. Operating in the Gold Coast to Brisbane area, they even educate the young and old on the importance of Flying Foxes in our ecosystem. They have been actively spreading awareness and caring for these mammals while dispelling the false myths surrounding these amazing creatures.
1Bats QLD post many photos and videos of what they do
The organization Bats Qld shows us how they care for their adorable patients by uploading photos and videos on the internet. We get a glimpse of these little critters feeding and napping and all that they go about doing every day. Some can even say that they look like cute sky puppies.
2Bats are important to our ecosystem
Bats play a useful role in seed dispersal and pollination in our ecosystems. These aren’t just some pretty animals that fly around the Australian continent. Flying foxes are the ones responsible for pollinating the eucalyptus forests that koalas rely on.
3Bats are threatened by humans
Not everyone understands the value of bats for the ecosystem. In this regard, humans are a threat to bats. They are faced with danger from fruit netting, barbed wires, car strikes, and domestic pets. They even suffer habitat loss from deforestation which is why they are in desperate need of our help and assistance.
4There are many negative myths surrounding these adorable creatures
There are many negative myths surrounding these amazing creatures. Rumors like bats are dirty are some of the most common ones we hear. Bats Qld have, however, immediately rejected this notion and have state that: “bats are very clean animals and clean themselves all the time”.
5Bats swoop people?
This is a popular misconception that bats tend to swoop people. Bats Qld went on to explain this- “Bats cannot fly like a bird, but instead must drop before they can fly up, much like a paraglider. This is often mistaken for swooping”.