Bats are flying mammals that can be found throughout the world (except Antarctica). They are the second largest group of mammals in the world with in-excess of 950 species; comprising one fifth of all mammal species. In Australia, there are 79 species of bats (Australasian Bat Society, 2017).

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The following pages contain lots of content about both mega- and micro-bats, where they live and how they interact with each other and humans.