Rescue Log

In addition to the 400 permanent residents cared for daily at Bat World Sanctuary, the following bats were rescued and released back to the wild (or were provided permanent sanctuary with us if they were not releasable). Also logged are the rescues we directly assisted with nationally and internationally. Click on the entry to see any photos or videos that are available. 

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Arizona – bat on retaining wall

An emaciated big brown bat was found clinging to a retaining wall in Kingman, Arizona. We provided guidance on how to safely contain the bat and located a bat-trained rescuer […]

Texas – grounded bat by river

A grounded bat was found near a river in San Antonio, Texas. Unfortunately, the finder called very late and did not follow the instructions given within our voicemail and the […]