Our mission is to promote an understanding of the essential contributions bats make to human economies and healthy ecosystems.
Therefore, all photographs on this website are made available ROYALTY FREE, solely for nonprofit educational purposes that advance the conservation of bats. Within terms of the following agreement, students, educators, conservationists and friends of bats are encouraged to use these images to promote public understanding and appreciation of bats as essential to healthy environments and human economies. All other uses are strictly prohibited without clearly defined, written consent from the photographers. All photographs are copyrighted original works by Merlin and Paula Tuttle and are protected by United States and international copyright law. For all commercial use, contact ScienceSource. Proceeds from sales support our ongoing work on behalf of bats. By downloading images from Merlin Tuttle’s Bat Conservation website, you agree to the Terms & Conditions.
To Download Photos:
Become a Bat Fan – There is no cost associated with downloading photos from this site. We encourage you to reproduce, share, include and otherwise use these photographs to help further our goals of education and understanding of bats and their benefits. However, we do require you to register as a member to access your downloads. Registration is free and you are not required to make a donation, although, we would greatly appreciate it.
Simply click on the photo or photos you wish to download and you will be prompted to register at checkout. (Yes, it is a shopping cart, but your cost will be $0.00) You will receive a confirmation email and an email with download instructions for your images.