Lubee Bat Conservancy – Gainesville Alachua County Florida.
They are an international non – profit organization dedicated to protecting biological diversity through the conservation of fruit bats.

Go to Lubee Bay Conservancy

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Call A bat removal pro to Install Bat Houses on your property and help conserve local bat populations. Tel: 855-699-4535.

Florida is home to thirteen (13) types of bats that are either year round or occasional inhabitants. Every one of the thirteen animal varieties are insectivorous. Some structure settlements and some perch alone. There are additionally seven types of bats that have, every so often, been found in Florida however they don’t typically live here. These are alluded to as inadvertent species. Three are from more northern atmospheres furthermore eat bugs. Four are from more tropical areas and feast upon nectar, dust and organic product. The last have just been found in south Florida and the Florida Keys. Click on the connections beneath to take in more about these bats.

Here is a list of the bats of Florida.

  • Big brown bat

  • Brazilian free-tailed bat

  • Tricolored bat
    (Eastern pipistrelle)

  • Eastern red bat

  • Evening bat

  •  Florida bonneted bat

  • Gray myotis

  • Hoary bat

  •  Northern yellow bat

  • Rafinesque’s big-eared bat

  •   Seminole bat

  •  Southeastern myotis

  •  Velvety free-tailed bat

  •  Accidental species


Common bats in Florida


Bats are extremely vulnerable to extinction – whole populations of hundreds of thousands, even millions, have been destroyed in single acts. Habitat loss and persecution severely threaten fruit bats.

Like many larger animals, fruit bats are now severely affected by the bushmeat trade. They are sold for food or medicine on markets across Africa and Asia, having been hunted out of their leafy homes.

Hunting is both for local consumption and commercial, somtimes involving cross-border transactions. Cane rat, monkey and bat are the bushmeats most often being found smuggled into the United States (CDC).