Since bats was the topic of this weeks 99 word flash fiction at Carrot Ranch Literary I thought I would share the following information with you from the National Day of Calendar.  I happen to like bats, and I hope you will too after reading the following.

April is the best time of the year to observe bats, as they are now beginning to emerge from hibernation. National Bat Appreciation Day is also an excellent time to learn about the role bats play in nature. One important reason to celebrate bats is that they are considered to be an “insectivorous” creature because they rid our world of many annoying insects.  In one hour, a bat can eat up to 1,000 mosquitoes. Continue reading