Please help lost bats!
Bats sometimes find their way inside human structures during the spring and fall for a number of reasons. They could be youngsters experiencing their first migration and have lost their way, or they could be confused adults who have lost their habitat due to human encroachment. Please be kind to bats; never place them outside in rainy or harsh weather as that is a death sentence. Instead, see the information on this page and if needed, call a rescuer in your area right away. There are instructions below our Locate a Rescuer map on how to safely contain a bat until help can be found. Please also remember to protect yourself while protecting them – never rescue a bat barehanded.


Bats are clean, gentle and intelligent, they are vital to the ecosystem, and they enhance our lives in many ways. Fruit and nectar bats bring us approximately 450 commercial products and over 80 different medicines through seed dispersal and pollination. Up to 98% of all rainforest regrowth comes from seeds that have been spread by fruit bats. Insect-eating bats are literal vacuum cleaners of the night skies, eating millions upon millions of harmful bugs. They protect us by eating insect-pests that destroy crops as well as insects that cause human disease.


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rescue work video pic_edited-1Bat World Sanctuary is on the front line to end the mistreatment of bats.  Each year we rescue hundreds of bats who might otherwise die. Lifetime sanctuary is given to non-releasable bats, including those that are orphaned, injured, and retired from the exotic pet trade, zoos and research facilities. Bat World was founded in 1994 and is a 501c3 non-profit, accredited organization with the Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries. Donations allow us to continue our rescue efforts for bats.


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More before and after photos of the critical work being done at Bat World Bulgaria. 🙂(Do you remember Hope?
It is always good to have your Hope alive and flying ❤🦇❤
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Наденце вече е на свобода да догони своите. Успех миличка! Чакат те дългата миграция и другите момичета в края й, за да си отгледате бебетата заедно. Ние ще ви чакаме да се завърнете, но да знаеш, че си пожелавам да се срещаме само когато гледам как бързо прелиташ високо-високо!
Умната, на добър път и децата да слушат! Отгледайте ги, опазете ги и си елате!

Огромни благодарности на Милена Димитрова и нейните колеги, които са я намерили след кой знае колко време прекарано в сградата им! Благодарение на вас още един живот ще може да продължи, и този живот ще даде началото и на други ❤

Днес е Международният ден на биологичното разнообразие. Нека всеки от нас се огледа и види с какво мъничко поне може да помогнем за опазването му.
Благорим ви!
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