Skip directly to search Skip directly to A to Z list Skip directly to navigation Skip directly to site content Skip directly to page options
CDC Home

Find out more about bats

Mexican free-tailed bat flying in the air

Mexican free-tailed bats are easily recognized by their tails, which extend well beyond the tail membrane. Its long, narrow wings are designed for speed and long-distance travel.

Contact your state or local wildlife conservation agency or Bat Conservation International:

Bat Conservation International, Inc.
PO Box 162603
Austin, Texas 78716
www.batcon.org

To learn more about endangered bats and the Endangered Species Act, contact the US Fish and Wildlife Service:

US Fish and Wildlife Service
Division of Endangered Species
4401 N. Fairfax Drive, Room 452
Arlington, Virginia 22203
www.fws.gov

Bats and Rabies: A Public Health Guide

Listed below are brochures designed for desktop printing:

The photos that appear on this site were provided courtesy of Bat Conservation International, Inc. (BCI) and were used with permission. The use of these photos and the shared development of this brochure do not imply endorsement of BCI's views, services, or products by the Public Health Service or the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

 
Contact Us:
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
    1600 Clifton Rd
    Atlanta, GA 30333
  • 800-CDC-INFO
    (800-232-4636)
    TTY: (888) 232-6348
  • New Hours of Operation
    8am-8pm ET/Monday-Friday
    Closed Holidays
  • cdcinfo@cdc.gov
We help prevent rabies
USA.gov: The U.S. Government's Official Web PortalDepartment of Health and Human Services
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention   1600 Clifton Rd. Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
800-CDC-INFO (800-232-4636) TTY: (888) 232-6348 - Contact CDC-INFO