Perhaps you’ve heard that bat feces (also termed ‘bat guano’) can be harmful to humans. Or, maybe you’ve been told to stay away from caves or abandoned mines because of the dangerous accumulations of guano that can be present there.
Is there any truth based on these warnings? Are there really any good reasons to be afraid of bat poop? In this article, we’ll be revealing the facts related to human interaction with bat feces, and we’ll be squashing any rumors or non-truths along the way. And, we’ll be answering some of the most commonly asked questions related to this topic in our ‘Bat Poop FAQ’.