Bats are Mammals that can fly. They use echolocation to find food. Many feast on nectar and fruits, but some eat small mammals or birds. Bats that drink blood are called Vampire Bats.


  • There are no other mammals the can truly fly like bats.
  • About 20% of all Mammalian species are bats.
  • Bats live on every continent, with the exception of Antarctica.
  • There are around 1,100 species of bats.
  • Bats sleep hanging upside down.
  • The largest species of bat is the giant golden-crowned flying fox.