Give bats the cozy home they deserve by getting this Bat Castle that you can easily set up in your backyard. Bats have gotten a really bad rap due to the high profile pathogens that they carry. And the hypothesis that they were the source of the new coronavirus only made their reputation worse. But these winged mammals aren’t all that bad. They play important ecological roles which include pollinating and dispersing seeds of various plants. Furthermore, they feed on insects and other arthropods that may damage crops.
If you’re having problems with bugs and mosquitoes, having some bats hanging around your garden could really come in handy. And, there’s a way to draw these nocturnal mammals into your backyard. If you offer them a suitable place to settle in, they might consider moving into your yard. So, you can make use of the natural pest control to your advantage. We found this pre-made castle that you can order online.
Bat Castle Specially Designed For Bats
This amazing structure looks like a vampire castle. It is made of weatherproof wood and is specially designed for bats. The castle comes with all the mounting hardware and screws you’ll need to mount it to a tree. Many species of bats prefer to live inside of a hollow tree. In order to attract them to your yard, place the structure onto a tree preferably 10 – 13 feet above the ground.
Make sure their house is facing south to avoid exposure to direct sunlight. Moreover, make sure that there are no obstructions to the entrance such as branches or hanging leaves. This is to give them plenty of outdoor space to freely get in and out. The castle measures 8.5 inches x 4 1/3 inches x 15.75 inches and weighs 2.4 lbs. Not to mention, this mini vampire house is also eye-catching garden décor. This will surely make any vampire fans and Batman fans jealous.