DATE POSTED: September 8, 2017
Bats can carry rabies. This is the case with most mammals. But did you know that bats are the most common rabies vector species in North America? That is, most of the documented cases of rabies transmission in the U.S. from approximately 1957 to 2007 were due to infection by bats. Although the number is low, it is actually higher than cases of rabies transmitted by raccoons, skunks or even dogs.
DATE POSTED: February 5, 2013
Like many other wildlife looking to escape the freezing temperatures, bats could be finding refuge in your attic this winter. While we certainly enjoy the benefits of bats eating mosquitoes throughout the summer months in New England, when they land a spot inside our home, it’s a whole different story. And if you have not checked your attic recently, the RI and MA pest control pros at Big…