The Life Cycle of a Bat When a baby bat is born, it weighs about one fourth of its mothers weights. Hibernating begins and bats eat a lot of food to survive in the long winter. Bats can live up 20 years in the wild.
Bats Help the Earth If we did not have bats, our planet would be swarmed with mosquitoes. Bats eat up to 600 to 900 insects an hour. Bats eat mosquitoes, cut worms, June beetles, stink bugs, and leaf hoppers.
Attracting Bats Bats need a place to rest at night. Trees are good, but if you have no trees you can build a bat house. Also night blooming flowers attract insect which attract bats. You can see there are many ways to attract bats, and bats go through many changes in their life cycle. Now you know how to attract bats to Clark Elementary.
End As you can see bats are very helpful to the world. We are going to attract bats here at Clark Elementary. If you you ever see a bat you are not just seeing a bat you are seeing a very helpful only flying mammal.