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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Arkansas – bats under siding

May 11

A homeowner in Briarcliff, AR called after discovering a small colony of bats roosting under the siding of heir house. She was worried about the disease the bats would give to her pets. Before calling us she had called a pest control company who quoted $12,000 to exclude the bats. We explained the many benefits of bats and that they are virtually disease free, and also that it was baby season so the bats should not be disturbed until late August. She agreed to wait until the end of summer to do a humane exclusion using the directions on this link:


May 11
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