Habitat for nine species of bats can be found on the Allegheny National Forest.
Some bats using the ANF travel off forest to various places to hibernate in caves and abandoned mine shafts for the winter.
Generally, bats only bear one pup per year.
A single little brown bat can eat up to 1,000 mosquito-sized insects in an hour, while a pregnant or lactating female bat typically eats the equivalent of her entire body weight in insects each night.
Many bat populations in the United States are currently being impacted by white nose syndrome.
Bat habitat around the world is being impacted by the expansion of urban areas, herbicide use, and unregulated deforestation.
For interesting facts about bats, visit www.batcon.org/