bat size

Asked August 5, 2017, 10:15 AM EDT

how big do large brown bats get? i have seen 8 -10 in. in my house - garage.

Washington County Minnesota bats wildlife identification brown bats

1 Response

Thank you for the question. Bat information is outside the scope of Master Gardeners. Please check with the Minnesota DNR nongame wildlife division. Remember, bats are a protected species but can carry rabies. Any person bitten by a bat should contact their healthcare provide immediately. Here are some resources for you: