Some species of bats drink only blood, due to which they are called vampire bats.

A vampire bat drinks blood equivalent to its weight a day.

Bats may be flying in the air, but they are not classified as birds.

Scientists have so far discovered 1100 species of bats, most of which are found in the Americas.

Bats are considered auspicious in China and Japan.

The largest cave of bats in the US state of Texas is present, in which about 20 million bats live, which eat 2 lakh bedbugs every day.

Bats were used to make medicine in ancient Europe.

Most of the bat species found in the world are brown or black in colour.