Become A Bat Fan For Free!

What is a bat fan?

*By entering your name and email address you agree that MTBC can contact you


Watch Merlin Tuttle’s latest videos and video archives for more information on bat conservation

Truth About Bats and Disease, Discussion with Merlin Tuttle

Citizen Scientists: In Search of Bats

What DID Austin, TX and Phnom Penh, Cambodia have in common? Bats!

Dr. Merlin Tuttle hand-feeding Hardwicke’s woolly bat

See more videos


Browse and download Merlin Tuttle’s famous bat photography.

This is a rarely seen species that is widespread throughout much of Southeast Asia. In Thailand these bats roost in […]

View Now

Painted Bat (Kerivoula picta) in flight.

This cave shelters the world’s largest remaining bat colony, some 10 – 20 million bats. They consume 100 to 200 […]

View Now

Brazilian free-tailed bats (Tadarida brasiliensis) emerging from Bracken Cave.

Black woolly bat (Kerivoula furva) capturing an oriental leafworm moth (Spodoptera litura) in Taiwan. This is one of Australasia’s most […]

View Now

Black woolly bat (Kerivoula furva)

An adult male Wahlberg’s epauletted fruit bat (Epomophorus wahlbergi) with his cheek pouches full of figs in Kenya. These bats […]

View Now

Wahlberg’s epauletted fruit bat (Epomophorus wahlbergi)

A Lesser long-nosed bat (Leptonycteris yerbabuenae) pollinating organ pipe cactus in the Sonoran Desert of northwestern Mexico.

View Now

Lesser long-nosed bat (Leptonycteris yerbabuenae)

An adult male Chapin’s free-tailed bat (Chaerephon chapini) in Zimbabwe, Africa. The crest is hidden beneath body fur except during […]

View Now

Chapin’s free-tailed bat (Chaerephon chapini)

See more photos