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October 24, 2021 - October 31, 2021
Celebrate Bat Week, Oct. 24–31
With Halloween approaching, want to hear something scary? Of the 9 bat species found in Massachusetts, 5 are endangered! Bats are often misunderstood or even feared. But these fascinating flying mammals play a critical role in our environment and many bat species are in decline. Massachusetts is home to nine species of bats, five of which are considered endangered. Learn about a new effort MassWildlife launched to help bats and how you can get involved.