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Bat Facts

With Halloween quickly approaching, I thought it would be fun to take some time to appreciate bats. Amazing animals!

Enjoy this video of how animals at the Brookfield Zoo celebrated Halloween early this year. Happy Halloween!

Just in time for Halloween: Besides being an excellent way to avoid predators, roosting or hanging upside down is optimal for taking off into flight. Bats are not able to launch into flight from an upright position because their wings do not generate sufficient lift while at a dead stop. Additionally, their hindlegs are rather…