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“I’ve Found a Bat! What Should I Do?"

Situation:

You’ve found a bat either inside your home, school, or workplace, or outside clinging to the side of a building, on a tree, or lying on the ground.

Why this happens and what to do:

If a bat is in your home or other structure, likely points of entry include an uncapped chimney, open and unscreened (or torn screen) windows, uncovered vents, a door that has been propped open – even briefly – or holes, cracks or gaps in the siding, overhangs, or roof. Bats do NOT chew their way into a building – the entry points they utilize are pre-existing. Continue reading...